Lunar Eclipse and Mars Opposition

Lunar Eclipse and Mars Opposition

April 15th is usually known for one reason only: Tax Day. However, this year citizens of North and South America are in for something a little more special. On the cosmic schedule this April are a full lunar eclipse and a Mars opposition. So how does all that work exactly? And what does it mean? […]

Total Lunar Eclipse in April

Total Lunar Eclipse in April

People in North America have not been able to view a total eclipse of the Moon since back in 2011, but that is coming to an end. On April 15, 2014, when the full Moon passes through the inner dark region of Earth’s shadow, there will be a full eclipse viewable.  It will also be […]

Annular Solar Eclipse

By Amanda Shore On Sunday, May 20, 2012, there will be an annular solar eclipse. This happens when the Moon is directly between the Earth and the Sun, but it is too far away to completely cover up our star. This results in the Sun peeking out around the edges of the Moon, leaving a […]