lunar eclipse

What is a Total Eclipse?

A total eclipses is an amazing sight, occurring whenever the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth (or the…

5 years ago

An Impalpable Penumbral Eclipse

Great ready for the final eclipse of 2016, with a penumbral lunar eclipse on September 16th visible from Europe to…

5 years ago

A Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Leads the Way to Easter Weekend

The first Full Moon after the vernal equinox not only sets us up for Easter this weekend, but features an…

6 years ago

Why Aren’t There Eclipses Every Month?

If the Sun, Earth and Moon are lined up, shouldn't we get a lunar and solar eclipse every month? Clearly,…

6 years ago

Challenge-Watch the Daytime Moon Occult Aldebaran for North America This Friday

How about that total lunar eclipse this past Sunday? Keep an eye of the waning gibbous Moon this week, as…

6 years ago

First Lunar Eclipse Ever Photographed with a Transit of the ISS

To our knowledge, this is the first time anyone has ever photographed a transit of the International Space Station of…

6 years ago

A Bloody Beautiful Supermoon Eclipse!

Like some of you, I outran the clouds just in time to catch last night's total lunar eclipse. What a beautiful…

6 years ago

How to (Hopefully) Find Clear Skies for Tonight’s Total Lunar Eclipse

We've arrived at eclipse day, so now the big question is, will it be clear? My favorite forecast for major…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – April 10, 2015: Orbital Docking with Dr. Stephen Granade

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Stephen Granade (@sargent) Guests: Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Charles Black (@charlesblack /…

7 years ago

A Red Moon – NOT a Sign of the Apocalypse!

On most evenings, the Moon will appear as a bright yellow or white color in the night sky. But on…

7 years ago