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Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured picture-postcard views, particularly at sunrise. The moon’s dark shadow appeared to eat away at the face of the sun on Sunday, November 3, giving lucky sky-watchers in most of equatorial Africa a view of a total…

Chasing the Total Solar Eclipse

When the Moon slips between the Earth and Sun this week, Slovak astronomer Vojtech Rusin will be ready on a hotel balcony in Cairns, Australia to witness his 19th total solar eclipse. He tells StarStruck what it takes to follow the stellar phenomenon.