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Hosting a solar eclipse-watching party is a fantastic way to share one of nature’s most awe-inspiring events with your friends and family. Here’s a guide to hosting a safe and memorable eclipse-watching party.
In anticipation of the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, The Planetary Society has partnered with the National Park Service to launch a new Eclipse Explorer Junior Ranger booklet.
A total solar eclipse and the launch of Europa Clipper are on our list of cosmic events to get excited about this year.
Here's a simple and safe way to observe solar eclipses that's appropriate for young children, with no eclipse glasses or other special equipment needed.
Partial eclipses are the most common solar eclipse to see. Here's why that is, and why it's worth going out and (safely) looking up.
An overview of annular solar eclipses, how they work, what they're like to experience, and how to view one safely.
We asked two eclipse chasers for tips on how to plan your big moment in the Moon's shadow.
A list of useful words and terms relating to lunar and solar eclipses.
Know what to expect ahead of time, and be prepared to experience a cosmic spectacle like nothing else in nature.
A guide to how to make sure your solar eclipse glasses are safe and certified, plus tips on what to do — and what not to do — if you want to experience an eclipse without glasses.
There's no comparison between a partial solar eclipse and a total solar eclipse.
Look at eclipses from the perspective of Earth, the Moon, and beyond. Plus catch up on the week’s space news.
Bruce Betts and Sarah Al-Ahmed provided a guide to all total solar eclipses through the end of the 2020s, with dates and locations.
Your guide to total, partial, and annular eclipses: what causes them, what you'll see, and when the next one will happen.
Where did you venture to view the Great American Eclipse? About 100 people were lucky enough to make the trip of a lifetime for it: 38,000 feet above the Pacific Ocean, courtesy of Alaska Airlines.
The upcoming solar eclipse isn’t just about watching the Moon block out the Sun. A suite of NASA-funded science experiments will to study the unseen effects of the eclipse on Earth's atmosphere.
Next week's solar eclipse will reveal the Sun's corona, nearby bright planets and stars, and, if we get extremely lucky, a comet!
Ravenna, population 1,400, sits on the plains of central Nebraska, and almost on the center line of the path of totality for the upcoming Great American Eclipse. Nebraska native Shane Pekny reports on how this small town is preparing for the big event.
Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society, has some suggestions for staying safe during a solar eclipse.
With the North American Total Solar Eclipse coming on August 21, people across the continent are getting eclipse mania! Astronomer Tyler Nordgren has written a detailed book on eclipses with a special focus on the August 21st event.