Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Solar eclipse

  • Attention Colorado skywatchers! Get your pinhole projector and solar eclipse viewing glasses ready because a rare ring of fire solar eclipse will be visible in Colorado (weather permitting) Sunday afternoon.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • People lucky enough to be in Southeast Asia and the western U.S. this weekend will have the chance to view the first annular solar eclipse of its kind since 1994, according to NASA.
  • (CNET News)
  • On Sunday (May 20), a solar eclipse will block out most of the sun, leaving just a ring of fire visible in the sky for anyone on the eclipses path, reports The best views are expected in East Asia and the western U.S.
  • (Orlando Sentinel)
  • Thousands of people are planning viewing parties in the western United States for Sundays annular solar eclipse, a rare event in which the sun will appear as a thin ring behind the moon.
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  • It has been nearly two decades since a solar eclipse has crossed the skies over the mainland United States.  After being short-changed on eclipse tracks for the past 18 years, the U.S.
  • (Examiner)
  • The sky is full of action this month, and the fun isnt over yet!  Just a few weeks ago, our planet witnessed the Super Moon of 2012.  Now, we have an even larger event on the horizon - the Solar Eclipse.
  • (Examiner)
  • This post has been changed. Please see note below. A rare ring eclipse is coming to California this weekend — the first of its kind to enter the continental United States since 1994.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • The moon begins to travel a path across the sun during a partial eclipse visible from Bangkok, Thailand, in January 2010. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit) Something strange is about to happen to the shadows beneath your feet.
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  • On Sunday, May 20, eclipse-chasers will have to travel to the western United States to witness a spectacular annular solar eclipse, and Nevada will get the lions share of the eclipses path.
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