How To Watch Saturday's Total Lunar Eclipse, The Shortest Of The Century

The first total lunar eclipse of 2015 will begin Saturday, April 4th at 6:16 a.m. EDT (3:16 a.m. PDT). You’ll want to be prepared; totality will last just four minutes and forty-three seconds (!), making this weekend’s total lunar eclipse the shortest of the 21st Century. Here’s how to make the most of the experience. » 4/02/15 1:30pm 4/02/15 1:30pm

Last Week's Total Solar Eclipse – As Seen From 35,000 Feet

For last week's solar eclipse, astronomer Glenn Schneider chartered a plane to fly through the vast shroud of darkness temporarily cast by the the moon's shadow on the north Atlantic. Astrophotographer Stephan Heinsius was aboard the flight, with a video camera. Here's what he and the other passengers saw. » 3/24/15 1:30pm 3/24/15 1:30pm

Today's is the last total solar eclipse until 2015 — here's how to watch

Do you live in northern Australia? Lucky you — you're one of the few people on Earth who will be able to watch today's solar eclipse in person. For everyone else, your best bet is to watch it unfold online. The total solar eclipse (the last to occur before March 2015) is set to begin today at 15:35 ET (20:35 GMT). Hit… » 11/13/12 10:35am 11/13/12 10:35am