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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m.
If you didn't already know, there's going to be a lunar eclipse on Saturday--the fastest one this century. We sat down with NASA astronomer Mitzi Adams to discuss the best ways to view it. We love our jobs.
The moon will pass in front of the sun on Thursday, producing a partial solar eclipse that, weather-permitting, will be visible in most parts of the United States sometime around sunset, NASA officials have announced.
On Wednesday morning, Oct. 8th, not long before sunrise, the bright full Moon over North America will turn a lovely shade of celestial red. It's a lunar eclipse — visible from all parts of the USA.
Last year's single supermoon caused quite a stir. This summer, however, will bring a much greater treat to stargazers as there will be three full moons — July 12, August 10, and September 9 — and they will be supermoons.
Monday night's lunar eclipse proved just as delightful as expected to those able to view it.
WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public will have the opportunity to view and learn more about the Tuesday, April 15 total lunar eclipse on NASA television, the agency's
While the eclipse is something to look forward to for late-night amateur astronomers, the upcoming celestial event will be a bit of a complication for NASA scientists in charge of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which is currently studying the moon while in lunar orbit.
Skywatchers across North America will want to mark their calendars for April 15 – the next lunar eclipse.
Viewing Parties at Chabot Space & Science Center’s Observatory Oakland, California (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 On the evening of April 14, a 3.5 hour
Eclipse -- An eclipse occurs when an astronomical body such as a planet, or satellite gets between a source of light (e.g. the Sun) and another body. For instance, Jupiter eclipses its moons when it gets between them and the Sun. -- Lunar eclipses - are where the Earth obscures the Sun, from the Moon's point of view. The Moon moves through the shadow cast by the Earth. This can only happen at full moon. -- Solar eclipses - are where the Moon obscures the Sun, from the Earth's point of...
Solar Eclipse -- A solar eclipse occurs when Sun, Moon and Earth are on a single line, the Moon being in the middle. Seen from the Earth, the Moon is in front of the Sun and thus part or all of the light of the Sun is hidden by the Moon. Thus it may seem that a piece has been taken out of the Sun, or that it has suddenly disappeared. There are three types of solar eclipses: -- A partial solar eclipse: Only part of the Sun and the Moon overlap -- A total solar eclipse: All of the Sun is...
The Moon -- The Moon is the largest satellite of the Earth, and is occasionally called Luna (Latin for moon) to distinguish it from the general use of the word "moon". The Moon is distinguished from the satellites of other planets by its initial capital letter; the other moons are described in the natural satellite article. The words moon and month come from the same Old English root word. The Moon makes a complete orbit of the celestial sphere about every four weeks. Each hour the...
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