Want to Safely Watch the Sun With a Large Group? Get a Disco Ball

The upcoming solar eclipses and the current high sunspot activity means it’s a great time to observe the Sun. Eclipses…

5 months ago

Wow! Perseverance Sees a Solar Eclipse on Mars

Imagine standing on Mars, and seeing this with your own eyes. (more…)

2 years ago

Mars Meets the MiniMoon During the Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the Century

One of the top astronomy events of 2018 occurs on the evening of Friday, July 27th, when the Moon enters…

6 years ago

Ring of Fire: Catch the Only Annular Solar Eclipse of 2017 This Sunday

'Tis the season... eclipse season, that is, as an annular solar eclipse marks the end of the first cycle of…

7 years ago

Citizen Scientists Help Crack 300 Year Old Mystery Of Eclipse Wind

An effectbased on the observations of over 4,500 citizen scientists in the UK during the partial eclipse on March 20,…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Mar. 11, 2016: Dr. Sarah M. Milkovich

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Dr. Sarah M. Milkovich, Planetary Geologist and current Science Systems Engineer at JPL working on…

8 years ago

Mind-Bending View of a Solar Eclipse from the Stratosphere

What does a solar eclipse look like from a fast-flying Falcon 7X jet at 14,000 meters (48,000 feet)? French journalist…

9 years ago

The Most Unique Eclipse Image You’ll Ever See

You’ve probably never before seen an image like the one above. That’s because it is the first time something like…

11 years ago

Into Oblivion: What If the Earth Had No Moon?

AVAST gentle reader: mild SPOILER(S) and graphic depictions of shattered satellites ahead! We recently had a chance to catch Oblivion,…

11 years ago

Astrophotographers Capture “Mini” Lunar Eclipse

The lunar eclipse on April 25 was described by astrophotographer Gadi Eidelheit as "the greatest, slightest eclipse I ever saw!"…

11 years ago