This perfectly timed picture is not of a solar eclipse

I know this picture looks like the Moon is passing perfectly between the Earth and the Sun. And I know it seems like the people in the picture are trying to look at the eclipse. But this picture taken by Reddit user MDPPatrick is not of a solar eclipse. It's just a perfectly timed snap of a basketball shot. » 9/23/14 12:02am 9/23/14 12:02am

There Was an Incredible Hybrid Solar Eclipse this Morning

This morning's hybrid solar eclipse was stunning. But, depending on where you are in the world, you may not have been able to see it at all: cloud cover may have messed with visibility or you might only have had a partial view. So, for anyone who missed it, this is what the eclipse looked like from Kenya. » 11/03/13 4:57pm 11/03/13 4:57pm

Venus, Please Be More Of A Badass In This Photo

This looks like your brain on drugs, but it's actually a rare solar eclipse from last June in which Venus moved between the Sun and the Earth the way the Moon usually does. Venus looked like a thinner and thinner crescent until it was perfectly aligned with the Sun, creating a Venusian annular eclipse with a ring of… » 8/25/13 7:12pm 8/25/13 7:12pm

Watch Tonight's Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse Right Here

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… » 5/20/12 5:30pm 5/20/12 5:30pm