Latest Mursili's eclipse Stories
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.
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.
It sounds like an oxymoron: a solar eclipse at midnight.
A total solar eclipse plunged remote islands into darkness on Sunday after it began its 6,800 miles arc over the Pacific.
People in Africa and Asia gathered together Friday to view the shining ring during the annular eclipse.
Schoolchildren cheered as the first total eclipse in years plunged Ghana into daytime darkness Wednesday, a solar show sweeping northeast from Brazil to Mongolia. As the heavens and Earth moved into rare alignment, all that could be seen of the sun were the rays of its corona.
MADRID (Reuters) - Thousands of office workers in Spain and Portugal streamed into streets on Monday to marvel as an orange disc appeared around the black sphere of the moon, the sky darkened and it suddenly turned chilly.
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