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Eclipse Web Site

Eclipse Web Site
View Sky Calendar for: Current Month View Sky Calendar for Year: | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | The next Total Eclipse of the Sun Visible from the USAClick for special web page on the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21 Eclipses of the Sun Eclipses of the Moon Planetary Transits Across the Sun Solar System Data Generate sky events calendar: SKYCAL: Sky Events Calendar Sky Events Calendars: | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | Sky Events Tables: | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | Celestial coordinates for Sun, Moon and planets: Twelve Year Planetary Ephemeris: 1995 - 2006 All eclipse calculations are by Fred Espenak, and he assumes full responsibility for their accuracy. Permission is freely granted to reproduce this data when accompanied by an acknowledgment: "Eclipse Predictions by Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC" For more information, see: NASA Copyright Information.

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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: A supernova that's super different A researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics believes that a new kind of supernova is at work in recent observations of bright but short-lasting stellar explosions that don’t appear to fit known categories. Hagai Perets began working on the problem after coming across a description of a 2002 supernova, discovered by University of California, Berkeley, researchers, whose description didn’t seem to fit into known categories. Instead of forgetting about it, he dove into past literature, looking for similar supernovas with unexplained characteristics. He found two, from 1885 and 1939. He eventually tracked down the spectrum of the 1939 supernova on an old photographic glass plate he obtained from the Carnegie Observatories.

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."

Photograph the Stars From Wired How-To Wiki Comets are a great starting point for amateur astrophotographers. Photo by aroberts via Flickr. It sounds like something you'd have to be a pro to attempt, but taking pictures of the heavens is easy to do with the even the simplest of set-ups. Here are some tips for getting the best results when you tilt your camera towards the heavens. This page is part of a wiki. This Damn Beautiful Autumn - Fall in Photographs You could easily argue that autumn is the most beautiful season of the year. Leaves turn to yellow, orange, and bright shades of crimson. They fall like a shower from the trees, giving us a way to watch the wind dance.

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 LRO Showing Us the Moon as Never Before NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has forever changed our view of the moon, literally bringing it into sharper focus and showing us the whole globe in unprecedented detail. This rich new portrait has been rendered by LRO's seven onboard instruments, which together have delivered more than 192 terabytes of data, images and maps - the equivalent of nearly 41,000 typical DVDs. "This is a tremendous accomplishment," says Douglas Cooke, Associate Administrator of the Exploration Systems Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, Washington.

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 1x.com and PhotoCosma. (via reddit) 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. Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space Star Wars is no longer science fiction. The prospect of Earth being ruled from space is no longer science-fiction. The dream of the original Dr. Strangelove, Wernher von Braun (from Nazi rocket-scientist to NASA director) has survived every US administration since WW2 and is coming to life. Today the technology exists to weaponize space, a massive American industry thrives, and nations are maneuvering for advantage.

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)

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