On July 26, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) noticed something peculiar about its normally uninterrupted view of the sun -- a chunk was missing. Continue reading →
Jupiter's largest moons don't go completely dark when the giant planet blocks their sunlight, astronomers have found.
The moon took a bite out of the sun in the first solar eclipse of the year on April 29, 2014. The celestial ballet was visible from Down Under and captivated stargazers, despite cloudy weather.
Last night, a spectacular celestial event dazzled the skies -- the Earth blocked light from the sun, initiating a lunar eclipse.
No enthusiastic skywatcher misses a total eclipse of the moon, and if weather permits tonight, neither should you.
The moon gave NASA's SDO spacecraft a private eclipse today, and we have the video to prove it. Continue reading →
Despite rain and overcast skies residents of southern Gabon got a glimpse Sunday of a total eclipse of the sun, a rare phenomenon also visible in eastern Africa.
The moon will blot out the sun Sunday (Nov. 3) in an eclipse that will be visible from eastern North America to the Middle East.
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