Tag Archives: Eclipses

Meteor impacts spotted during lunar eclipse

It’s pretty clear by now that a space rock ranging somewhere in size between an acorn and a football hit the darkened moon during Jan. 20’s total lunar eclipse. But were there two? Confirmations of the first impact, and reports … Continue reading

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Super views of the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’

January’s usual weather conditions — with chilly temperatures for much of America and cloudy skies in the Pacific Northwest — aren’t exactly ideal for tracking a total lunar eclipse, but Jan. 20’s “Super Blood Wolf Moon” actually lived up to the … Continue reading

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It’s prime time for ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ eclipse

Are you ready for Jan. 20’s “Super Blood Wolf Moon”? The good news is that North America is well-positioned to see a total lunar eclipse for the first time in nearly a year. The bad news? If the skies are clouded over, … Continue reading

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It’s prime time for seeing Mars and the moon

It’s no hoax: Mars is bigger and brighter in the night sky than it’s been at any time since 2003. And you can watch the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century. There are caveats, of course: The only … Continue reading

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Feast your eyes on the total lunar eclipse

Cloudy weather blocked Seattle’s view of the “super blue blood moon” early today — but as a consolation, skywatchers from Vancouver to Siberia shared their images of the total lunar eclipse. Total lunar eclipses arise when Earth’s shadow falls fully over the … Continue reading

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Your guide to the super blue blood moon eclipse

Geographically speaking, the Pacific Northwest is one of the best places in America to see tonight’s super-hyped total lunar eclipse. Meteorologically speaking? Not so much. Seattleites might have to go as far east as Ellensburg to get a clear view … Continue reading

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Year in Space: From a black sun to a brighter moon

The first total solar eclipse to go across America from coast to coast in 99 years has to rank as the top space story of 2017. But where do you go from there? Would you believe the moon? The moon … Continue reading

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