Latest Solar eclipse of July 22 Stories
For those living in the Eastern Hemisphere, the first lunar eclipse of 2013 will be taking place on Thursday during the Pink Moon. However, it will not be visible in North America unless you watch Slooh's live broadcast.
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.
Astronomers, other scientists and amateur space enthusiasts from around the world are preparing to converge on the coast of northeastern Australia.
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.
Australians will have the privilege of witnessing a total solar eclipse about an hour after sunrise on November 14.
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.
A total solar eclipse plunged remote islands into darkness on Sunday after it began its 6,800 miles arc over the Pacific.
The French Polynesias will experience the islands' first solar eclipse in 350 years on Sunday.
People in Africa and Asia gathered together Friday to view the shining ring during the annular eclipse.
Citizens of India and China witnessed the longest total solar eclipse of the century on Wednesday.
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