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Millions of viewers across the U.S. and Asia were able to see the sun and moon's performance on Sunday, while others battled clouds and bad weather.
On Sunday, May 20th, the sun is going to turn into a ring of fire. It's an annular solar eclipse--the first one in the USA in almost 18 years.
A small portion of the world will be able to experience a partial solar eclipse this coming Black Friday, Nov. 25th.
A partial lunar eclipse will take place on June 26 that will be visible from parts of North America, weather permitting.
Astronomers say that half the world will see the Sun become briefly reduced to a shinning ring surrounding a somber disk on Friday, when an annular eclipse runs from central Africa to eastern Asia.
NASA is planning to send people back to the Moon. Target date: 2015 or so. Too bad they won't be there this Sunday because, on April 24th, there's going to be a solar eclipse, and you can only see it from the Moon. On Earth, solar eclipses happen when the Moon covers the Sun. On the Moon, the roles are reversed.
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...