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Slooh’s Partial Lunar Eclipse Show Starts Tomorrow
2013-04-24 15:01:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For those living in the Eastern Hemisphere, the first lunar eclipse of 2013 will be taking place on Thursday during the Pink Moon. This partial eclipse of the Moon will be visible in its entirety from eastern Europe, Africa, central Asia and western Australia. However, it will not be visible in North America unless you watch Slooh's live broadcast. The Slooh Space Camera will be broadcasting live feed of the partial lunar eclipse...

Northern Australia Treated To Rare Full Solar Eclipse
2012-11-14 10:26:18

[Watch DailyOrbit Video highlighting Wednesday's Solar Eclipse] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A full solar eclipse plunged parts of Northern Australia into total darkness for more than two minutes on Wednesday, giving thousands of onlookers a spectacular show not seen Down Under in a decade. However, the total eclipse was only visible over a small strip of land in northern Australia and in at least some areas cloudy skies and rain obscured the show. The...

Solar Eclipse To Be Feature Attraction
2012-11-11 10:07:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Astronomers, other scientists and amateur space enthusiasts from around the world are preparing to converge on the coast of northeastern Australia, where spectators will be treated to a rare total eclipse of the sun later on this week. According to NASA reports, the eclipse will occur approximately one hour after sunrise on the morning of November 14, local Australian time. At that hour, the moon will pass directly in front...

Australian Eclipse To Be Viewed Online
2012-11-08 14:23:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As the total solar eclipse takes place next week for Australians, those people residing in other places in the world do not need to feel left in the dark. Slooh announced it will be broadcasting a free, real-time feed of the total solar eclipse live from Cairns, Australia, giving the rest of the world an on look of the cosmic event. The eclipse, which will be taking place on November 13, will be covered by a three-person crew...

Upcoming Total SOlar Eclipse To Be Documented
2012-11-05 13:25:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Australians will have the privilege of witnessing a total solar eclipse about an hour after sunrise on November 14. The eclipse will be visible from the northeastern Australia coast, along the Great Barrier Reef, during which astronomers will be working on scientific observations. Jay Pasachoff, Field Memorial Professor of Astronomy at Williams College, will be viewing his 56th solar eclipse, along with colleagues and...

LRO To Observe Final Lunar Eclipse Of The Year
2011-12-09 10:27:59

[ Video 1 ] | [ Video 2 ] Orbiting 31 miles above the lunar surface, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft will get a "front-row seat" to the total lunar eclipse on Dec. 10, 2011. LRO's Diviner instrument will record how quickly targeted areas on the moon's day side cool off during the eclipse. The degree of cooling is dependent on factors such as how rocky the surface is, how densely packed the soil is, and its mineral composition. By studying the lunar surface during...

2010-07-12 06:20:00

A total solar eclipse plunged remote islands into darkness on Sunday after it began its 6,800 miles arc over the Pacific. The effect was so stunning in Tahiti that it drew crowds away from the World Cup in Polynesia to point their eyes to the sky instead. About 5,000 astronomers spread out across French Polynesia to look at the eclipse through special glasses. Thousands of other stargazers gathered on Easter Island, which scientists said would be the most impressive spot to view the...

2010-07-09 13:23:37

The French Polynesias will experience the islands' first solar eclipse in 350 years on Sunday. According to tourism minister Steeve Hamblin, over 5,000 tourists are expected in the Pacific islands for the eclipse, a mini-boom likely to bring in roughly $10.6 million for the local economy. The eclipse is due to take place between 7:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. local time, leaving those on the islands to have to choose between two major global events:  the eclipse and the World Cup final....

2010-01-15 14:30:00

People in Africa and Asia gathered together Friday to view the shining ring during the annular eclipse. According to NASA's website, the eclipse began in Africa by passing through Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Somalia.  After its stop there it reached its peak when crossing over the Indian Ocean. The path ended in Asia, where the eclipse could be seen in Maldives, southern India, parts of Sri Lanka, Myanmar and China. Residents in Kenya's capital Nairobi...

2009-07-22 11:15:00

Citizens of India and China witnessed the longest total solar eclipse of the century on Wednesday. Scientists as well as religious men and women crowded the cities in hopes of catching a glimpse of the eclipse, which lasted a total of six minutes and 39 seconds.The eclipse first appeared in the skies over India, where many devoted Hindus had crowded the streets and the banks of the Ganges in a time of religious celebration for the eclipse."We have come here because our elders told us this is...

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