Latest Eclipse season Stories
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 2014 spring eclipse season NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory begins Feb. 27, 2014.
Tonight the "Hunter's Moon" will be offering up a show for sky gazers as the full moon heads into a penumbral eclipse.
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...
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