Thursday, May 17, 2012

Solar eclipse

  • PORTLAND – An annular solar eclipse, where the moon covers most of the sun, will be seen Sunday evening in Southern Oregon, with peak viewing at about 6:20. The best viewing will be roughly from Medford to the coast.
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  • In 1992, Los Angeles was to have the best solar eclipse it would see in more than two centuries. It was going to be spectacular — a full, exquisite ring of fire eclipse before sunset.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Supermoon May 5, 2012Doomsday, schmoomsday.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • On Sunday afternoon (May 20), the path of an annular solar eclipse will cross parts of eight western states. estimates that an estimated 6.6 million Americans live within the path of annularity.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • The moon crosses in front of the sun, handing sky gazers an annular eclipse that starts Monday and ends on the previous Sunday, according to NASA and noted eclipse expert Fred Espenak.
  • (Washington Post)
  • A solar eclipse will blot out part of the sun this weekend, and astronomers in Colorado are organizing what they hope will be the worlds largest viewing party in one place. Their venue: an entire football stadium.
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  • Sky watchers are preparing for Sunday's annular solar eclipse with the hopes of witnessing an event that won't be seen again for more than 11 years.
  • (Examiner)
  • Annular Solar eclipse ring of fire 2012 is going to be visible in a large parts of US. Its : live streaming will be available on many sites including NVONews as well.
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  • This weekend, a time traveling solar eclipse will turn the familiar disk of the sun into a ring of fire for sky-watchers in parts of Asia and the U.S. West.
  • (National Geographic)
  • 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)

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