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Oct 23, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A partial solar eclipse will darken North American skies Thursday afternoon (Oct. 23), and you can watch the dramatic celestial event online if clouds hinder your view.
Oct 21, 2014 04:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
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.
Oct 13, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Foreknowledge of imminent blood moon helped the explorer trick Arawak Indians on island we know today as Jamaica.
Oct 13, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Oct 7, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
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.
Oct 5, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
Observers of Wednesday morning's total lunar eclipse might be able to catch sight of an extremely rare cosmic sight.
Jul 29, 2014 11:28 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jun 24, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Jupiter's largest moons don't go completely dark when the giant planet blocks their sunlight, astronomers have found.
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