During totality on July 2, one of the things that you will see when the sun becomes completely hidden is the appearance of stars and planets — in what just moments before had been a daytime sky.
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.
With some impressive solar eclipses coming up in the next few months, our guide will help you to make sure your eyes are safely protected while you enjoy them.
Your old solar eclipse glasses might be reusable. Here's how to check whether they will safely protect your eyes from the sun.
On July 2, millions of people people in South America will witness the day turn into night for a few minutes as the moon passes in front of the sun.
On May 28, 1900, the moon blotted out the sun in a celestial magic trick. Modern technology has allowed film experts to put the footage online, where — in a feat of time travel — you can watch it.
Skywatchers wowed by the spectacular "blood moon" eclipse last night (Jan. 20) are probably asking, "When do we get an encore?"
Here's a guide to the most-anticipated spaceflight events of the coming year from Space.com's sister publication All About Space!
For the next total eclipse of the sun, set for July of next year, an aircraft will fly into the shadow of the moon. And this journey is special.
Reference The 2024 total solar eclipse will be visible across Mexico, the U.S and Canada. Our guide tells you when the eclipse will occur and where you need to go to see it.
The Great American Solar Eclipse ignited exceptional interest in science among the U.S. public, according to one new study.
Have you ever noticed that when there's a solar or lunar eclipse, an eclipse of the other variety comes two weeks before or after? Here's why.
The summer sun can shine nearly 24 hours a day in this part of Siberia. On July 20, it was blotted out for 3 hours by a nightmarish cloud.
You probably didn't see Friday's (July 13) partial solar eclipse, but you can get an eyeful of the celestial event thanks to a photo by veteran eclipse observer Jay Pasachoff.
A solar eclipse is scheduled for Friday the 13th, but most skywatchers will be unlucky without doing a bit of traveling.
NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft captured gorgeous views of a total solar eclipse on Sunday (Feb. 11), making the mission's birthday even more special.