Brace yourselves for blue moon madness. The month of July 2015 hosts two full moons: One on July 2nd and another coming right up this week on Friday, July 31st at 10:43 Universal Time (UT)/6:43 AM EDT.
Don't blink. There's a total eclipse of the moon Saturday—and it's an unusually short one.
Parts of Australia have been privileged to see dazzling lights in the night sky as the Aurora Australis – known as the southern lights – puts on a show this year.
An unusually brief total eclipse of the Moon will be visible before dawn this Saturday, April 4th, from western North America. The eclipse happens on Saturday evening for Australia and East Asia.
Where will YOU be on August 21st, 2017?
Yes, it's another time-lapse of the October 8 lunar eclipse that was observed by skywatchers across half the Earth… except that these images weren't captured from Earth at all; this was the view from Mercury!
Stargazers in the Americas and Asia were treated to a lunar eclipse Wednesday, a celestial show that bathed the moon in a reddish tint to create a "blood moon."
A total lunar eclipse, the second this year, will take place Wednesday and will be visible in much of North and South America and Asia, NASA said Tuesday.
If you missed April's total eclipse of the moon, now's your chance. But you'll need to get up early.
Look up towards the east on Wednesday night (October 8) and a total lunar eclipse will be visible from across Australia.