Solar Eclipse 2012: Amazing pictures show space was the best place to watch …
An interactive NASA Google map shows the best spots for viewing Sunday's solar eclipse, a once-in-a-generation event thrilling the Pacific rim. The Google map, available here, allows users to click on any location of the Earth
The lunar eclipse that took place Monday was a rare one because the moon passed just enough in front of the sun to create a "ring of fire," where just an outer ring of the sun was visible. Watch the video below to see the footage.
Viewing parties are planned across California as the rare solar eclipse occurs Sunday evening. Crowds were already arriving at the Griffith Observatory for a viewing party, with some setting up their own telescopes on the
The cause: a rare annular solar eclipse — a ring of sunlight as the new moon, passing between Earth and the sun, blocks most, but not all, of the sun's disc. The ring was visible in a strip that began on the California-Oregon coast and stretched
Clouds were threatening a view of the eclipse on top of Mount Fuji in Japan. A crew of climbers at the peak, sponsored by Panasonic featuring its solar power technology, was battling fierce winds and snow atop the