This year, nature brings us a special pre-Halloween treat: a blood moon. In the US and Canada, lift your eyes skyward in the early hours tomorrow morning for the second total lunar eclipse of 2014. The Moon veiled slowly red and back the first time this year in April. Just over 5% larger than that phenomenon, Wednesday
There’s a lunar eclipse tonight! At exactly 23:51 UTC the first and only penumbral lunar eclipse of the year will reach its peak — the lunar eclipse will begin at right around 21:51 UTC on October 18th and last until about 01:50 UTC on October 19th. Those in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and parts
The lunar eclipse is almost here! On the night of Friday October 18, 2013, a penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible in the night’s sky to those in Europe, Africa, parts of the Americas, and parts of Asia. Those in Europe, Africa, and the Near-East will get the best show, as the eclipse will peak
On the night of Friday October 18, 2013, a penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible to those in Europe, Africa, the Americas, and parts of Asia — with the best show being available to those in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the eastern part of North/South America. A Penumbral lunar eclipse is when the
A partial lunar eclipse will be occurring on Thursday April 25th, right around 20:00 UT. The lunar eclipse, the first of the year, will be highly visible to observers in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Australia. The eclipse will not be visible from North America at all. When it’s said that the eclipse is a partial
We had a total lunar eclipse occurring yesterday, a 100-minute eclipse that was the darkest of the century, and photos and videos of it have already started popping up on the internet. I’ve decided to compile a number of these photos and some of solar eclipses as well for your viewing pleasure.
Over our history eclipses have been the portent of the gods wrath, new things to come, or simply a pretty light show. But would you have expected our last lunar eclipse to have been of any help to researchers looking at climate change? Researchers at the University of Colorado in Boulder, US, found that Earth’s