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Oldest recorded solar eclipse graced the skies more than 3,000 years ago

Oldest recorded solar eclipse graced the skies more than 3,000 years ago

The researchers developed a new eclipse code, which takes into account variations in the Earth's rotation over time.  

Oct 30, 2017, 15:39 PM IST
US solar eclipse: IISER-Kolkata team's prediction captures 'almost all major features correctly'

US solar eclipse: IISER-Kolkata team's prediction captures 'almost all major features correctly'

The prediction by a team of physicists led by IISER-Kolkata on how the corona of the sun would look during the August 21 'Great American Solar Eclipse' has captured "almost all the major features" of the corona correctly, a statement said on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2017, 19:24 PM IST
August 7 lunar eclipse: When moon, sun and Earth almost became one – Check out the mesmerising view!

August 7 lunar eclipse: When moon, sun and Earth almost became one – Check out the mesmerising view!

 The penumbral part of the lunar eclipse, which is difficult to discern, began at 9:20 pm, while the partial phase began at 10:52 pm.

Aug 08, 2017, 11:10 AM IST
Get your viewing tool ready for spectacular lunar eclipse tonight

Get your viewing tool ready for spectacular lunar eclipse tonight

Besides India, the celestial event will be visible in Asia, Europe, and Africa as well.

Aug 06, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse on August 21

US in rare bull's-eye for total solar eclipse on August 21

Eclipse Fests, StarFests, SolarFests, SolFests, Darkening of the SunFests, MoonshadowFests, EclipseCons, Eclipse Encounters and Star Parties are planned along the long but narrow path of totality, where the moon completely blots out the sun.

Aug 06, 2017, 10:21 AM IST
NASA's SDO catches the moon crossing the sun in a partial lunar eclipse!

NASA's SDO catches the moon crossing the sun in a partial lunar eclipse!

Another lunar transit will occur later this summer on August 21, wherein the moon will only barely hide part of the sun.

May 27, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Sky gazers applaud as 2017's 'ring of fire' solar eclipse shrouds the skies!

Sky gazers applaud as 2017's 'ring of fire' solar eclipse shrouds the skies!

The eclipse was to be most visible in a 100-kilometre band across Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Feb 26, 2017, 22:07 PM IST
2017's first lunar eclipse amazes sky gazers, Indians catch a glimpse too

2017's first lunar eclipse amazes sky gazers, Indians catch a glimpse too

The first 'penumbral lunar eclipse would began at 4:02:02 AM and continued till 8:25:05 AM on February 11 and was visible in India too.

Feb 11, 2017, 09:57 AM IST
2017's first eclipse on Saturday, can be viewed from India

2017's first eclipse on Saturday, can be viewed from India

The intensity of moon's brightness would lessen and it would become hazy during the eclipse.

Feb 10, 2017, 22:12 PM IST
Last seen in 1979, the 2017 total solar eclipse is all set to woo sky gazers in August – All you need to know!

Last seen in 1979, the 2017 total solar eclipse is all set to woo sky gazers in August – All you need to know!

Total solar eclipses that can be easily seen by humans are quite rare.

Dec 29, 2016, 23:18 PM IST
'Ring of Fire' eclipse offers an excellent treat to stargazers in Africa!

'Ring of Fire' eclipse offers an excellent treat to stargazers in Africa!

People were treated to a stunning view when the eclipse shone in the sky Thursday as the moon glided between the sun and Earth.

Sep 02, 2016, 00:08 AM IST
Mangalyaan still going strong, to have course correction: ISRO

Mangalyaan still going strong, to have course correction: ISRO

Nearly two years after it was launched, 'Mangalyaan' is still functioning well, and with a planned course correction next January to extend its battery life, it would keep going for many years, ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar said on Wednesday.

Aug 11, 2016, 00:32 AM IST
Unbelievable: NASA knows about every eclipse to occur in next 1,000 years

Unbelievable: NASA knows about every eclipse to occur in next 1,000 years

"NASA knows that on January 27, in the year 2837, a total solar eclipse will pass over southern Mexico. If the onlookers are lucky and it is a clear day, they will see a show that has captivated people on this planet for as long as we have been on Earth," a report on Vox.com website said

Apr 30, 2016, 20:51 PM IST
Total solar eclipse: Don't forget to watch the sky next week!

Total solar eclipse: Don't forget to watch the sky next week!

A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the earth and the sun.

Mar 01, 2016, 17:47 PM IST
Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on March 8

Southeast Asia to see total solar eclipse on March 8

Parts of Southeast Asia will witness a total solar eclipse lasting for over a minute in every location on its path, revealed astronomers from NASA. 

Feb 15, 2016, 19:18 PM IST
Five eclipses to be seen in 2016

Five eclipses to be seen in 2016

The celestial events will start with a total solar eclipse on March 9.

Jan 24, 2016, 15:45 PM IST
Rare 'supermoon' eclipse to unfold Sunday night

Rare 'supermoon' eclipse to unfold Sunday night

Sky-watchers around the world are in for a treat Sunday night and Monday when the shadow of Earth casts a reddish glow on the moon, the result of rare combination of an eclipse with the closest full moon of the year.

Sep 26, 2015, 10:53 AM IST
 Uranus will be eclipsed on June 11

Uranus will be eclipsed on June 11

 Uranus, as viewed from Earth, will disappear behind a very large, obnoxious interloper on Thursday, June 11th, at 12 pm PDT / 3 pm EDT / 19:00 UTC.

Jun 10, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

Thousands witness partial lunar eclipse in city

Thousands of people witnessed a partial lunar eclipse in a coppery red hue from the Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre here.

Apr 04, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

Does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?- Part II

Sky gazers were in for a celestial delight as they witnessed the first total lunar eclipse of 2015 on Saturday. But does lunar eclipse have a negative effect on your life?

Apr 04, 2015, 20:43 PM IST