News tagged with eclipses

Full solar eclipse turns day to night in Asia

(AP) -- From the Ganges River in India to remote islands of the Pacific, the sun rose Wednesday only to vanish again, allowing the stars to twinkle into view in the longest total solar eclipse this century will see - a celestial ...

dateJul 22, 2009 in Space Exploration
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The 'habitable edge' of exomoons

Astronomers have their fingers crossed that within the haul of data collected by NASA's Kepler mission, which has already detected nearly three thousand possible exoplanets, hide the signatures of the very first exomoons.

dateMar 05, 2013 in Astronomy
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