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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 14, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Jason Major
Only 33 million years ago -- that's only 'last week' in geologic timescales -- volcanoes were erupting on the lunar surface. Continue reading →
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 8, 2014 08:30 AM ET // AFP
The celestial show bathed the moon in a reddish tint.
Oct 8, 2014 03:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's next-generation spacecraft is nearing completion and its first ambitious foray into space is planned for December. 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.
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