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Tourists and scientists gathered at an observation site in Argentina’s Neuquen province to watch a total solar eclipse. The spectacle was visible from a 90km corridor spanning Chile’s southern Pacific coast, across the Andean mountain range, and into Argentina. The eclipse is the second to be visible in South America in 18 months, though poor …

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The eclipse was seen by skywatchers in parts of Asia – such as this woman in Bangkok Skywatchers in parts of West Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, South Asia, southern China and Taiwan have been treated to a dramatic solar eclipse. Photographers have taken photos of the annular eclipse – also …

Skywatchers have been enjoying the January full moon, known as the “wolf moon,” as well as a partial lunar eclipse in parts of the world. People from a number of countries across the globe, such as the U.K. and the Philippines, have been posting stunning images of the wolf moon and lunar eclipse on social media. In America, the Wolf Moon …

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The wolf moon – the first full moon of the year – is pictured here above Menwith Hill, near Harrogate Skywatchers have been treated to the first full moon of 2020 – known as a “wolf moon” – at the same time as a lunar eclipse. Those gazing up …

Often, science moves ahead incrementally. Yet sometimes it advances in dramatic leaps and bounds that can stir new hopes for medical benefits while shaking society to its very core. We saw both in 2019, as work using the gene-editing tool CRISPR gained momentum.  The year opened with the scientific community scrambling to respond to the …

From thronging the streets to praying and breaking world records, residents in several regions of Indonesia had different ways to express their awe over the annular solar eclipse on Thursday. An annular solar eclipse happens when the moon covers the sun’s center but is unable to block it completely, leaving what looks like a ‘ring …

Image copyright Andrew Matthews/PA Wire Image caption The partial eclipse was seen from Avon beach in Mudeford, Dorset Skywatchers across the UK have witnessed a partial lunar eclipse, 50 years to the day since the US mission to put men on the Moon lifted off. The surface of Earth’s satellite appeared red or dark grey …

The partial lunar eclipse will be visible in Africa, most of Europe, a large portion of Asia, the eastern part of South American and the western part of Australia, reported the Europe-based Royal Astronomical Society. North America will miss out on the view except for its most eastern points, like Nantucket, parts of Maine and …

Today, Tuesday, July 2, a total solar eclipse will take place – turning the sky dark as the Sun is temporarily covered by the Moon. The eclipse is expected to last for four minutes and 33 seconds and is the only total solar eclipse to take place in 2019. Areas in the path of the …

It’s the turn of South America to enjoy the spectacle of a total solar eclipse. Skywatchers in parts of Chile and Argentina will see the Moon pass directly in front of the Sun, blocking out the light for just a few minutes. It will be late in the day, however, and anyone lucky enough to …