Yesterday's annular – aka "ring of fire" – eclipse was only visible from Australia, Papau New Guinea and boats floating in just the right patch of the Pacific Ocean. Here's what it looked like from Cape York, Australia.
2013's first solar eclipse is a weird one: This afternoon, a stunning annular eclipse will blaze, ring-like, in Australian and Pacific skies. Here's how you can watch (even if you're not from down under).
Tonight, China and the Western United States will be able to see an annular eclipse, the first of its kind since 1994. An annular eclipse is when the moon lines up between Earth and the Sun to create what looks like a ring of fire. It looks awesome. Of course, not all of us live in China or the West Coast, that's why…
Last night, for the first time in nearly 20 years, an annular eclipse was visible from the western United States. If you don't live there, or do but somehow missed it, here's the view. It's stunning.
This weekend, the Moon will pass between Earth and the Sun, giving rise to what sky-watchers call an annular eclipse. Also known as a "ring of fire" eclipse (for reasons that the top image should make clear), it's the first annular eclipse to be visible from the continental U.S. in close to 20 years. Here's what you…
Back on January 4, the Moon moved in front of the Sun, almost completely blocking our view of the Sun back on Earth. The Japanese-American Hinode satellite snapped this absolutely incredible photo of the eclipse from up in space.