The only total solar eclipse of 2019 will plunge parts of Chile and Argentina into darkness. Outside the 150km-wide path of totality, skywatchers will experience a partial eclipse. Winter cloudiness looms as the only potential spoiler.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Jan 21: The celestial curtain will be rising soon on a lunar extravaganza. Sunday night, the Earth will slide directly between the moon and the sun, creating a total lunar eclipse. There won’t be another until 2021.
Lunar enthusiasts across Africa and Eurasia were treated Friday night to a rare experience: the longest lunar eclipse expected for a century. Dubbed a “blood moon” for its reddish hue, the stunning beauty of the eclipsed moon has been captured by professional and amateur photographers alike.
KATHMANDU, July 27: The total lunar eclipse, the longest of the century with the duration of one hour 43 minutes and 35 seconds, will be seen on Friday night, according to Nepal Calendar Fixation Committee.
The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting one hour and 43 minutes, will be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and the Middle East.
July 2: A total lunar eclipse will rise over the night sky this summer, and it will be the longest eclipse of this century, according to NASA. On July 27, a lunar eclipse will be fully visible for 1 hour and 43 minutes. But you may have to travel to see it since the eclipse will only be visible in parts of South America, much of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.
WASHINGTON, August 21: Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast to coast in 99 years.
I grew up hearing many people say Nepal is a yam trapped between two boulders. I never quite understood the significance of living in a landlocked country with two economic powerhouses of the world at its borders.Being born and raised in a small village, Jhapa Bazaar, bordering India, I have beautiful memories of going across the border countless times to attend fairs or simply to shop for objects that were otherwise hard to come by.