Total Solar Eclipse March 8-9, 2016

This week there will be a total solar eclipse starting in the Indian Ocean, crossing Indonesia then out into the Pacific, ending up North East of Hawaii. A partial eclipse will be visible … [Read more...]

‘Supermoon’ Lunar Eclipse on September 27

This Sunday, September 27th, 2015 there will be a total eclipse of the Moon known as a 'Supermoon' Lunar Eclipse. We have looked at both solar and lunar eclipses many times in the past. One of the … [Read more...]

Lunar Eclipse on 4th April

Tomorrow, 4th April 2015, sees the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century, being total for only 4 minutes and 43 seconds. It is the third in a tetrad of eclipses. You can learn more about the … [Read more...]

Following the November 3 solar eclipse in Google Earth

One week from Sunday brings a bit of a rare event, with a "hybrid" solar eclipse for much of the world to see. ┬áMost solar eclipses are either a "total" or "annular" eclipse, but this one brings a bit … [Read more...]