solar eclipse

Hybrid Solar Eclipse Images from Around the World, November 3, 2013

by Nancy Atkinson November 3, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Many lucky people around the world were treated to a an unusual “hybrid” solar eclipse today — so called because the extent to which the Sun was blocked out varied around the world. Those along North America’s east coast and the […]

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Rare ‘Hybrid’ Solar Eclipse on November 3, 2013: How to See It

by David Dickinson October 28, 2013

It’s almost upon us. The final eclipse of 2013 occurs this coming weekend on Sunday, November 3rd. This will be the fifth eclipse overall, and the second solar eclipse of 2013. This will also be the only eclipse this year that features a glimpse of totality. Remove this ad David Dickinson on Google+

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Weekly Space Hangout – October 18, 2013: Penny4NASA, SpaceX Plans, ISON Lives!

by Fraser Cain October 18, 2013

This week for the Weekly Space Hangout, we were joined by an impressive team of space journalists and special guest John Zeller, the Founder of Space Advocates – they’re best known for their Penny4NASA campaign. We discussed the government shutdown, cool reusable spacecraft and electric aircraft, exoplanets, non-killer asteroids, tilted planets and much much more. […]

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How to Catch This Week’s ‘Ring of Fire’ Annular Eclipse

by David Dickinson May 6, 2013

The first solar eclipse of 2013 is upon us this week, with the May 10th annular eclipse crossing northern Australia and the Pacific. Remove this ad David Dickinson on Google+

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Spacecraft Capture Solar Eclipse’s Earthly Effect

by Nancy Atkinson November 15, 2012

Series of images from the Japanese MTSAT satellite showing a shadow on Earth during the total solar eclipse on November 13/14. 2012. Credit: JAXA A Japanese meteorology satellite captured the moving shadow from the total solar eclipse this week, and this animated series of images shows the shadow moving east-southeast across northeastern Australia and into […]

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