Many lunar eclipse festivities were cancelled due to a flash freeze across the central and north-eastern U.S. states on Sunday, with icy roadways rather than cloudy skies blamed by astronomers for spoiling the party.
South Africans are among the millions of people that have witnessed the longest lunar eclipse this century as Moon passed through the Earth’s shadow.
On July 27th, 2018 most of the world will be treated to an extraordinary evening of activity in the sky.
South Africans are getting ready to view the highly anticipated “blood moon” eclipse. Astronomers across the globe are expected to have their attention fixed at the skies on Friday evening.
Many South Africans are eagerly waiting for the blood moon on Friday night.
A rare celestial trifecta “super blue blood moon” was observed across China on Wednesday night, the first time the phenomenon has been seen in 152 years. According to the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the full moon is special for three reasons: It’s the third in a series of “supermoons”, when the moon […]
The planet Mercury has made a rare transit, passing directly between Earth and the Sun – an event that won’t happen again for 13 years.