total solar eclipse

Watch Live: Sunday’s “Hybrid Solar Eclipse”

by David Dickinson November 1, 2013

The chase is on. On Sunday, November 3rd, the shadow of the Moon will cross the Earth for one last time in 2013. We recently wrote about the prospects for viewing this “hybrid” annular-total solar eclipse as it crosses the Atlantic and central Africa. Viewers from northern South America across the U.S. Eastern Seaboard up […]

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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. David Dickinson on Google+

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A Wacky Distorted View of the Recent Solar Eclipse

by David Dickinson May 13, 2013

Just when we’d thought that we’ve seen every possible type of eclipse image, we’re happily surprised by the Universe. If you’re like me, you watch the original Star Wars film and wonder what kind of eclipses could be seen from the surface of Tatooine.  Maybe you even wonder what things would look like if an […]

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Watch Live: Total Solar Eclipse from Australia

by Nancy Atkinson November 13, 2012

Watch live, even if you can’t be in northern Australia to see the total solar eclipse. The above feed is from the Slooh Space Camera team, live from Cairns, Australia – the only land site in the world to view totality. Slooh has a three-person crew at Cairns, including photographer Anjali Bermain, Astronomy Magazine’s Bob […]

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