Mark Thursday (Oct. 23) on your calendar as Solar Eclipse Day, for if the weather cooperates, you should have no difficulty observing a partial eclipse of the sun.
Foreknowledge of imminent blood moon helped the explorer trick Arawak Indians on island we know today as Jamaica.
Last week's lunar eclipse wasn't just a show for Earthlings, NASA's MESSENGER mission was also watching from 66 million miles away. Continue reading →
Weather prospects for Wednesday's total lunar eclipse are great for observers hoping to catch a glimpse of the blood moon from around the United States.
Observers of Wednesday morning's total lunar eclipse might be able to catch sight of an extremely rare cosmic sight.
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.
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