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May 20, 2012: Annular Eclipse For Western US Will Be Spectacular
2012-05-20 09:45:17

Eclipse images can be submitted to our Facebook Page or to news@redorbit.com Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com Something is happening in the western US that hasn´t happened in nearly two decades, and national parks from California to New Mexico are preparing for the show of a lifetime, inviting people to watch either the partial or annular solar eclipse that will occur on May 20, 2012. It will be the first annular eclipse of the sun visible from the west coast in 18 years, and...

2010-12-20 18:05:00

This year's winter solstice will coincide with a full lunar eclipse for the first time in 456 years.The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, and it has not fallen on the same day as a lunar eclipse since 1554, according to NASA. This eclipse will be the second on two eclipses in 2010.  The first was a partial lunar eclipse that took place on June 26, 2010.  Some believe that this event holds special significance, such as one ancient culture who saw the winter solstice as...

Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.