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How Europe’s Energy Grid Handled the 3-20-2015 Solar Eclipse

Several months in advance of the March 20, 2015 total solar eclipse, the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) began evaluating the risk to Europe’s energy grid. Because the European energy grid incorporates significant solar generation, the risk of negative impact during a solar eclipse needed to be carefully mitigated in order […]

March 21st

Solar Eclipse Tomorrow Morning, March 20, 2015

A solar eclipse will be visible tomorrow morning — the morning of March 20, 2015 — to those in Europe, North Africa, West Asia, and eastern Greenland. While totality will ‘only’ be visible from the Faroe Islands and the island of Svalbard (north of mainland Norway), the show will still be quite good for everyone […]

March 19th

Total Solar Eclipse Tonight, But Most Of Us Will Miss It

Tonight’s the first annular solar eclipse of 2014 (April 28-29), but almost nobody will be able to see it. The ring of fire will be visible only from the uninhabited region of Wilkes Land in Antarctica, the southern edge of Indonesia, and the South Indian Ocean. Australians will experience a partial solar eclipse, as may […]

April 28th

Hybrid Solar Eclipse On Sunday November 3 2013

A hybrid solar eclipse will be occurring just a couple of days from now, on Sunday, November 3, 2013. While the eclipse will be visible to those on the East Coast of the US, those in Africa and the Middle East will get the best show — with total eclipse being visible to those in […]

November 1st

Solar Eclipse On May 9 and May 10 2013 — Where And When To Watch

A annular solar eclipse, also known as a ring of fire eclipse, will be occurring on Thursday/Friday. The eclipse will enter visibility on Friday morning May 10th local time. The eclipse will be visible to those throughout much of Australia, the Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, eastern Indonesia, Hawaii, and the Philippines. The actual ring […]

May 9th

Solar Eclipse On Friday May 10 2013 — Ring of Fire

A ring of fire solar eclipse, also known as an annular solar eclipse, will be taking occurring on May 10, 2013 (May 9th in some regions). The eclipse will be visible throughout much of Northern and Eastern Australia, parts of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Pacific Islands, and Hawaii. Annularity (the ring of fire) will […]

May 6th