Why US observatory, pundit can give astronomical predictions: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the next door pundit can give astronomical predictions and one need not depend on US observatories, emphasising on contributions of ancient Indian knowledge.

India likely to witness 2 celestial events in 2015

The world is expected to witness four celestial events in 2015, out of which, two are likely to be watched by stargazers in some parts of India.

Watch: Spectacular solar show captured by NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory

NASA`s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) on Thursday captured a spectacular solar show as the moon slid across the Sun`s fiery disc.

Curiosity helps capture best ever Mars solar eclipse photos

NASA`s Mars rover Curiosity turned its cameras skyward to snap pictures of the planet`s moon, Phobos, passing in front of the sun, images released on Thursday show.

Voyage to view solar eclipse in 2015 `hottest cruise ticket on Earth`

Thousands of people have booked a ticket to take a cruise to witness a total eclipse of the sun, which will not be taking place until March 2015 and will not happen again until 2026.

Today`s Solar eclipse best viewed from northern Australia

People in northern Australia will be the lucky few to see the total solar eclipse on Tuesday.

Sky lovers to miss solar eclipse on Diwali night

Astro enthusiasts will miss a chance to catch the year`s last solar eclipse, which will occur on the intervening night of Diwali and the next day, as it will not be visible from the country.

Chennai watches transit of Venus

The passage of planet Venus across the face of Sun is once in a life time celestial event and many viewed it here, an official said Wednesday.

Rare voyage of Venus offers visual treat to sky gazers

None of us will likely see Venus pass, like a moving beauty spot, across the face of the sun again.

Rare `ring of fire` eclipse crosses Asia

Millions of sky gazers watched as a rare `ring of fire` solar eclipse crossed over parts of Asia and North America, early Monday morning.

Rare `ring of fire` solar eclipse to grace Sunday sky

A partial solar eclipse, which will see the moon completely block out the sun except for a ‘ring of fire’ around the moon’s edge, is set to offer a spectacular site for observers on May 20.

A solar eclipse for penguins, sea leopards?

A partial solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, and the Moon partially obscures the Sun as viewed from an Earth location.

India to miss partial solar eclipse

Sky gazers in India will miss partial solar eclipse as it is happening late night for us.

Partial solar eclipse visible over Mideast, Europe

Partial solar eclipse that began over Mideast extended across much of Europe.

Year`s first partial solar eclipse occurs Tuesday

The spectacle will be visible at sunrise across much of Europe.

First solar eclipse of 2011 on Jan 4

Scientists have said that Europe and India will witness a solar eclipse next year on 4th January.

Stargazers in awe as total eclipse arcs across Pacific

A total solar eclipse
drew an 11,000-kilometre arc over the Pacific.

Total solar eclipse today, but India can`t see it

A rare celestial event, total solar eclipse, will be witnessed on Sunday, but will not be visible from India.

Weekend total solar eclipse visible to lucky few

A total eclipse of the sun occurs Sunday, but don`t be so quick to take out your special viewing glasses.

Thousands flock to French Polynesia for solar eclipse

James Cameron will be among thousands turning eyes skywards in French Polynesia on Sunday.