(AP) -- The year's first total eclipse of the moon will last an unusually long time, a rare celestial treat for a wide swath of the globe.
Early risers in Madrid, London and Paris take note.
Something strange is about to happen to the shadows beneath your feet.
A group of astronomers led by an MIT professor has spotted an exoplanetary eclipse of a star only 40 light years away right around the corner, astronomically speaking revealing a "super-Earth."
(PhysOrg.com) -- Orbiting 31 miles above the lunar surface, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft will get a "front-row seat" to the total lunar eclipse on Dec. 10, 2011.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stargazers are in for a unique treat tonight: the planet Earth will pass through the debris train of the Swift-Tuttle comet this evening which astronomers call the Perseid meteor shower.
SLOOH, the community observatory, is sending host and technical officer, Paul Cox, on a wild expedition to the remote countryside of Kenya to globally broadcast the great spectacle of a total solar eclipse, live on Slooh.com, ...
The longest lunar eclipse in more than a decade turned the moon blood red on Thursday, yielding a rare visual treat for stargazers across a large swathe of the planet from Australia to Europe.
(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the most bizarre predictions of Einstein's Theory of General Relativity is the existence of back holes, objects that are so dense that not even light can escape from their gravitational grasp. A related ...