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February 21, 2012
Solar Eclipse over the USA
Huntsville AL (SPX) Jan 31, 2012
On Sunday, May 20th, the sun is going to turn into a ring of fire. It's an annular solar eclipse--the first one in the USA in almost 18 years. An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon passes directly in front of the sun, but the lunar disk is not quite wide enough to cover the entire star. At maximum, the Moon forms a "black hole" in the center of the sun. The "path of annularity" is a strip about 300 km wide and thousands of km long. It stretches from China and Japan, across the Pacific Ocea ... read more

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Astronomers in parts of Europe, Africa, Central Asia and Australia were hoping for clear skies on Wednesday to enjoy a total lunar eclipse, the first of 2011 and the longest in nearly 11 years. ... more
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Partial solar eclipse observed in Europe
Sky watchers in Europe, northern Africa and the Middle East observed a partial solar eclipse Tuesday, the first of the New Year, astronomers said. ... more
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Lunar eclipse makes memorable solstice
Skygazers with a clear view in North America and Europe were greeted with a celestial treat early Tuesday, as a unique total lunar eclipse turned the Moon pink, coppery or even a blood red. ... more
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Solstice Lunar Eclipse
Everyone knows that "the moon on the breast of new-fallen snow gives the luster of mid-day to objects below." That is, except during a lunar eclipse. The luster will be a bit "off" on Dec. 21 ... more
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South Pacific Eclipse
It's every vacationer's dream: You stretch out on a white sandy beach for a luxurious nap under the South Pacific sun. The caw of distant gulls wafts across the warm sea breeze while palm fronds rus ... more
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Remote Easter Island braces for total solar eclipse
Tourists and scientists poured onto remote and mysterious Easter Island Sunday to watch a rare total eclipse of the sun, a mixed blessing for the Pacific community. An estimated 4,000 tourists, ... more
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Expedition To Study South Pacific Solar Eclipse
Professor Jay Pasachoff of Williams College's astronomy department is on Easter Island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean preparing to observe the July 11 total solar eclipse. The eclipse will be on ... more
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Rainy forecast douses plans to view Easter Island eclipse
Easter Island will be overcast and drizzly Sunday, weather experts said - a disappointing forecast for thousands hoping to view what would be, if the weather cooperates, a spectacular solar eclipse ... more
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Astronomers Capture A Rare Stellar Eclipse In Opening Scene Of Year-Long Show
For the first time, a team of astronomers has imaged the eclipse of the star Epsilon Aurigae by its mysterious, less luminous companion star. Very high-resolution images, never before possible, have ... more
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'Blazing ring' eclipse races across Africa, Asia
A solar eclipse that reduced the sun to a blazing ring surrounding a sombre disk plunged millions of people in Africa and Asia into an eerie semi-darkness on Friday. The spectacle, visible in a ... more
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