celestial event

Venus, Jupiter up for a meet on Monday. Delhiites will miss the spectacle

Both the planets will appear in conjunction in the south-east and may appear like one bright star.

Nov 12, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Total solar eclipse on August 21: NASA prepares with Live coverage, safety information

On August 21, 2017, the Earth will cross the shadow of the moon, creating a total solar eclipse. During the eclipse, the moon will pass between the Sun and Earth, blocking the face of the sun and leaving only its outer atmosphere, or corona, visible in the sky.

Jun 22, 2017, 10:56 AM IST

Upcoming rare August solar eclipse inspires US postal agency to issue colour-changing stamps!

The commemorative stamp uses special temperature-sensitive inks, 'The Quartz' reported.

May 07, 2017, 20:17 PM IST

Don't miss to catch 'Jupiter Opposition' on April 7: King of planets at its brightest, biggest tonight

According to NASA, Jupiter can be viewed at opposition from sunset on April 7, 2017 to sunrise on April 8, 2017.

Apr 07, 2017, 11:05 AM IST

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular celestial show this weekend, the Venus-Jupiter conjunction.

Aug 24, 2016, 10:44 AM IST

Watch: Mars makes its closest approach to Earth in 11 years today!

The Red Planet will be about 46.8 million miles away from the Earth, its closest distance since November 2005.

May 30, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Transit of Mercury, May 9, 2016: Where, when and how to watch in India!

A transit occurs when one astronomical body appears to move across the face of another as seen from Earth or from a spacecraft. 

May 03, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Total solar eclipse: When, where and how to watch the celestial spectacle in India!

Total solar eclipses occur when the moon comes between the Sun and the Earth, casting the darkest part of its shadow on Earth. 

Mar 02, 2016, 23:10 PM IST

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

Visualizations of March 8 total solar eclipse- Watch

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon's shadow falls on Earth.

Feb 16, 2016, 10:08 AM IST

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

Feb 01, 2016, 11:24 AM IST

Watch: The 'super blood moon' eclipse online

Skygazers were treated to a rare astronomical phenomenon, a 'super blood moon', on Sunday night, September 27.

Sep 28, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

Watch: NASA sheds light on rare September 27 supermoon lunar eclipse

For the first time in over 30 years, people will be able to will see a rare celestial event this month– a supermoon in combination with a lunar eclipse.

Sep 15, 2015, 09:35 AM IST

Perseid meteor shower to create a spectacular sight for skygazers this week!

Here's a piece of news that is sure to bring smiles on faces of skygazers across the globe as they will be treated to a spectacular celestial sight for the next few days, courtesy the Perseid meteor shower.

Aug 11, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Brief total lunar eclipse before dawn in the US on April 4

As sky lovers gear up for a total lunar eclipse this weekend, the celestial event will also be viewable for a brief period in western North America on April 4th before dawn.

Mar 31, 2015, 13:34 PM IST

Total lunar eclipse on April 4, to be visible in North East of India

Star gazers can gear up for another celestial treat – a total lunar eclipse, next weekend.

Mar 25, 2015, 17:07 PM IST

Sky gazers to witness Jupiter coming closest to Earth tonight

In a celestial retreat, skygazers will have a rare opportunity to watch Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system, from close quarters tonight.

Feb 07, 2015, 08:51 AM IST

Jupiter’s Opposition: Gear up to watch the brightest view of the planet tonight

Jupiter, the giant planet will make its closest approach to the Earth on Friday night, Feb 6.

Feb 06, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Comet Lovejoy bids adieu to Earth, to be spotted again in 8,000 years

Comet Lovejoy, after mesmerising astronomers for the past three years, has finally said goodbye to Earth on Saturday night, January 25. 

Jan 26, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

`Saturn Opposition` 2014: Watch out for the ringed planet on May 10

Sky watchers will be treated to an enchanting event on Saturday night, May 10 as Saturn, the sixth planet from the Sun, will be at its finest.

May 09, 2014, 19:54 PM IST