Tag Archives: Eclipses

Got eclipse glasses? Here’s where to go

All of the continental United States and Canada will witness a solar eclipse on Aug. 21, but you’ll need eye protection to see the partial phase safely. This may be the event that turns solar-filter glasses into a mass-market fashion … Continue reading

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Cellphone carriers gear up for eclipse jam

One month from today, Americans could well be in on the most photographed, most widely shared total solar eclipse in history – but it’s up to telecom providers to make sure it doesn’t turn into a total bust. From Oregon to … Continue reading

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Alaska Airlines will chase total solar eclipse

Alaska Airlines has scheduled a flight from Portland to chase views of the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse over the clouds, but you can’t book a seat online. The charter flight, due for a 7:30 a.m. PT takeoff on eclipse … Continue reading

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Eclipse campsites sell out in 90 minutes

To accommodate overwhelming demand, Oregon state park officials freed up 1,000 campsites today for folks wanting to see a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21. They didn’t last long. The extra spots were made available for reservations at 8 a.m. … Continue reading

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Watch a ‘Ring of Fire’ eclipse on the Web

Skywatchers in South America and Africa will be seeing an unusual “Ring of Fire” solar eclipse on Feb. 26, and the rest of us should be able to look over their shoulders online. But you might have to get up … Continue reading

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T-minus-6 months for all-American eclipse

BOSTON – Six months from today, millions of Americans will watch the sun darken during a rare coast-to-coast eclipse – and it’s not too early to get into the spirit of totality. It’s definitely not too early to figure out where … Continue reading

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How to spot a lunar eclipse and that comet

Tonight’s the night when a lunar eclipse dims the full moon, and when a recently discovered green comet comes closest to our planet. But unless you know what’s coming, you’re almost certain to miss them. You may miss them anyway, … Continue reading

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