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Solar Eclipse Page

Solar Eclipse Page
The next Total Eclipse of the Sun Visible from the USAClick for special web page on the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21 Solar Eclipses: Past and Future The following links give information on all eclipses of the Sun and Moon from 2000 through the current year. Dates, maps and details for 5000 years of solar eclipses can be found in: Five Millennium Catalog of Solar Eclipses: -1999 to +3000 The Javascript Solar Eclipse Explorer lets you calculate the visibility of solar eclipses from any city for hundreds of years in the past and future: Javascript Solar Eclipse Explorer Search for solar eclipses by date interval, type, and magnitude, and plot the results on Google maps: Five Millennium Solar Eclipse Search Engine Other useful links to past and future solar eclipses are as follows. Solar Eclipses: 2011 - 2020 The table below lists every solar eclipse from 2011 through 2020. The Key to Solar Eclipse Table contains a detailed description of each item in the table. Decade Tables of Solar Eclipses

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Types of solar and lunar eclipses An eclipse is an astronomical event where one celestial body partially or totally covers another celestial object. This happens when the eclipsing body comes between the observer and the eclipsed object like in the case of a solar eclipse, or when the eclipsing body temporarily cuts off the source of illumination of the eclipsed object, like during a lunar eclipse. Types of Eclipses Remarkable Portraits Art – “Constellation” by Kumi Yamashita These impressive and intricate works are called Constellation, they are created by artist Kumi Yamashita who living New York now.Please read this short introduction from Kumi Yamashita's website: "This body of work consists of three simple materials that, when combined, produce the portraits: a wooden panel painted a solid white, thousands of small galvanized nails, and a single, unbroken, common sewing thread."

Total solar eclipse 2016: when is it happening and how to watch Day will turn to night this week for millions of people, as the moon passes directly in front of the sun causing a total solar eclipse. On Wednesday 9 March, people in some parts of Australia and south-east Asia will be able to witness the event. It will also be visible in Hawaii, east of the international dateline, where it will still be Tuesday 8 March. The Incredible Beauty of the Orion Nebula Learn about the beauty of the Orion Nebula. Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest in the night sky and lies south of Orion’s Belt.

2011 Solar & Lunar Eclipse Skywatching Guide There will be two total lunar eclipses and four partial solar eclipses in 2011. January 4 Partial Solar Eclipse This partial eclipse will be visible at sunrise in northwestern Europe and northwestern Africa, at midday in northeastern Africa and the Middle East, and at sunset in central Asia. Times of maximum eclipse and magnitudes at major cities: June 1 Partial Solar Eclipse This partial eclipse is visible mainly in the high Arctic. The Ethereal Forests of Romania These ethereal photos were captured by brothers Andrei and Sergiu Cosma of from Romania. If you like their photos, see much more of their work on and PhotoCosma. (via reddit) Eclipses visible in Singapore, Singapore - Mar 8, 2016 Solar Eclipse Search Site / Articles City / Country

Stephen Hawking: 'There is no heaven; it's a fairy story' A belief that heaven or an afterlife awaits us is a "fairy story" for people afraid of death, Stephen Hawking has said. In a dismissal that underlines his firm rejection of religious comforts, Britain's most eminent scientist said there was nothing beyond the moment when the brain flickers for the final time. Hawking, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease at the age of 21, shares his thoughts on death, human purpose and our chance existence in an exclusive interview with the Guardian today. The incurable illness was expected to kill Hawking within a few years of its symptoms arising, an outlook that turned the young scientist to Wagner, but ultimately led him to enjoy life more, he has said, despite the cloud hanging over his future. "I have lived with the prospect of an early death for the last 49 years.

Eta Carinae's 21-Year Outburst: A Cosmic Instant Replay! : Starts With A Bang “Not explaining science seems to me perverse. When you’re in love, you want to tell the world.” -Carl Sagan Nothing lasts forever in this Universe, not even the seemingly timeless stars in the sky. Amazing 3D Illusion Sketchbook by Nagai Hideyuki [Video] These amazing 3D illustrations are created byJapanese artist Nagai Hideyuki. If you like his artworks, see many more examples on his website, Facebook, and deviantART. Enjoy this video first:-) (via visual news) Eye Safety During Solar Eclipses Never look directly at the Sun without proper eye protection. You can seriously hurt your eyes and even go blind. Safely Watch an Eclipse The only way to view the uneclipsed or partially eclipsed Sun safely is to either project or filter the Sun's rays.

Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> Fill in your birthdate below in the space indicated. (Note you must enter the year as a 4-digit number!) Solar Activity and Human Behavior: a link? In response to an earlier post I did about Solar Flares and GPS disruption, someone commented about the affects that solar activity can have on human behavior. Having read more about it since then, it seems that there are some interesting correlations. Here are some links I found on the subject:

Colorful Smoke by Carson Davis Brown These beautiful photos with colorful smoke are from photographer and designer Carson Davis Brown. Just enjoy them:-) (via The Fox Is Black)