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Apr

First solar eclipse of 2014 thrills skywatchers in AustraliaThe partial solar eclipse made for a spectacular sunset, captured in these amazing photographs.
See more gorgeous photos here.

First solar eclipse of 2014 thrills skywatchers in Australia
The partial solar eclipse made for a spectacular sunset, captured in these amazing photographs.

See more gorgeous photos here.

28

Apr

How to watch the first solar eclipse of 2014 onlineThe ‘bizarre eclipse’ will mostly be visible in person to penguins in Antarctica and some lucky Australians, but thanks to live web feeds from some telescopes, anyone can watch.

How to watch the first solar eclipse of 2014 online
The ‘bizarre eclipse’ will mostly be visible in person to penguins in Antarctica and some lucky Australians, but thanks to live web feeds from some telescopes, anyone can watch.

How often do total solar eclipses occur and why?Predicting a solar eclipse requires an understanding of the motions of the sun and the moon as well as accurate calculations about the distance to the moon.

How often do total solar eclipses occur and why?
Predicting a solar eclipse requires an understanding of the motions of the sun and the moon as well as accurate calculations about the distance to the moon.

24

Apr

Solar eclipse will transform sun into ‘ring of fire’ next weekThe moon will be too far and too small to cover the sun completely on Tuesday. The resulting effect looks like a ring of fire, but it won’t be visible to many.

Solar eclipse will transform sun into ‘ring of fire’ next week
The moon will be too far and too small to cover the sun completely on Tuesday. The resulting effect looks like a ring of fire, but it won’t be visible to many.

30

Oct

Rare hybrid solar eclipse may be visible from eastern U.S. on SundayThe partial eclipse will be visible at sunrise, about 6:30 a.m. local time, and will last for about 45 minutes.

Rare hybrid solar eclipse may be visible from eastern U.S. on Sunday
The partial eclipse will be visible at sunrise, about 6:30 a.m. local time, and will last for about 45 minutes.

16

Nov

Satellite spies solar eclipse from space in videoThe solar eclipse provided scientists with the rare opportunities to make observations on visible-light.

Satellite spies solar eclipse from space in video
The solar eclipse provided scientists with the rare opportunities to make observations on visible-light.

14

Nov

Most famous solar eclipsesSince ancient times, people have viewed solar eclipses as omens indicating an impending miracle, the wrath of God or the doom of a ruling dynasty.

Most famous solar eclipses
Since ancient times, people have viewed solar eclipses as omens indicating an impending miracle, the wrath of God or the doom of a ruling dynasty.

Photo of the day: Total solar eclipse forms ‘diamond ring’ over AustraliaMore than 50,000 spectators and scientists flocked to remote northern Australia to watch the region’s first total solar eclipse in 1,300 years, according to SPACE.com. Despite some partial cloud cover, observers were still able to see the eclipse, which lasted for slightly longer than two minutes. The dramatic event is the first since 2010 and will be the last until 2015.

Photo of the day: Total solar eclipse forms ‘diamond ring’ over Australia
More than 50,000 spectators and scientists flocked to remote northern Australia to watch the region’s first total solar eclipse in 1,300 years, according to SPACE.com. Despite some partial cloud cover, observers were still able to see the eclipse, which lasted for slightly longer than two minutes. The dramatic event is the first since 2010 and will be the last until 2015.

21

May

8 awesome images of solar eclipses

16

May

Solar eclipse viewable in U.S., China, JapanDepending on where people are in the eclipse’s path, some may witness an annular eclipse in which the moon blocks out all but a ring of the sun. The event will be the first time in 18 years that such an eclipse is visible from the continental United States.

Solar eclipse viewable in U.S., China, Japan
Depending on where people are in the eclipse’s path, some may witness an annular eclipse in which the moon blocks out all but a ring of the sun. The event will be the first time in 18 years that such an eclipse is visible from the continental United States.