This year's only total solar eclipse will cross South America on Monday, and you can watch the spectacle unfold online thanks to a host of webcasts — no special glasses needed.
On Aug. 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse crossed the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Check out our main eclipse page for everything you need know about that total solar eclipse, and check back here to see all our latest updates and coverage of solar eclipses in general.
The only total solar eclipse of 2020 is coming up this Monday (Dec. 14) and here's how you can follow along with its phases.
On Monday (Dec. 14), a total solar eclipse will sweep across South America's cone, from Chile to Argentina.
It would only seem appropriate that the final eclipse in this eccentric year of 2020 will be visible only from Patagonia — nicknamed "the end of the world."
On Monday (Dec. 14) parts of South America will be briefly plunged into darkness by a total solar eclipse.
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A tiny Chinese satellite in lunar orbit captured incredible images of a total solar eclipse over South America last year, thanks to commands from radio enthusiasts.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse crossed over Africa and Asia this weekend, and the view from space was spectacular.
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A "ring of fire" solar eclipse, the only annular eclipse of 2020, will wow skywatchers in the Eastern Hemisphere. Here's how it works.
Astronomers Without Borders is sending 16,000 recycled eclipse glasses to Ethiopia for the "ring of fire" annular eclipse on June 21.
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse will briefly appear in parts of Africa and Asia this weekend, and if you aren't out there in person, you can take in the spectacular show online.
During June and early July, it is eclipse season once again. In the coming weeks, there will be three eclipses that take place: one of the sun and two of the moon.
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The last solar eclipse of 2019, a so-called "ring of fire" eclipse, occurs Thursday (Dec. 26) in the Eastern Hemisphere. You can watch it live online today, Dec. 25, like a cosmic Christmas gift.
If you're planning to spend Christmas in the Eastern Hemisphere, you'll have a celestial treat to look forward to the next day as the new moon eclipses the sun.
Two legendary scientists gave us an understanding of gravity, and how to apply that understanding to the motion of the sun, planets and moons.