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.
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.
The celestial show bathed the moon in a reddish tint.
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.
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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