The penumbral lunar eclipse of May 5, 2023, will be visible from Africa, Asia, and Australia. This is the first of 2 lunar eclipses in 2023. It’s taking place 2 weeks after the hybrid solar eclipse of April 20, 2023.
A rare hybrid solar eclipse will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2023. The eclipse path starts out as annular, changes to total, and then changes back to annular before the path ends.
A partial solar eclipse – visible from the northern hemisphere – will take place on October 25, 2022. Most of Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia and northeastern Africa will be in the path of the Moon’s penumbral shadow on this day.
Comet 2017 K2 (PanSTARRS) – dubbed ‘The Record-Breaker’ – will make its close approach to Earth on July 14, 2022, and then reach perihelion (the closest point to the Sun) on December 19, close to the orbit of Mars. The comet is record-breaking because it was already becoming active when it was discovered in 2017 under the feeble glow of the distant Sun.
A wide number of eyewitnesses in Spain observed a series of fireballs crossing the night sky over the Mediterranean Sea between 22:30 and 22:32 UTC on June 20, 2022.
A total lunar eclipse will take place on May 16, 2022, and be visible from the Americas, Europe and Africa.
April 30 brings us a partial solar eclipse, visible from southern South America, parts of Antarctica, and the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. This eclipse will be followed two weeks later by a total lunar eclipse on May 16.
A total solar eclipse will take place on December 4, 2021, just two weeks after a partial lunar eclipse on November 19 – the longest since 1440 and until 2669.1 The total eclipse will be visible from Antarctica and partially visible from South Africa and south…
A partial lunar eclipse, visible from the Americas, northern Europe, eastern Asia, Australia and the Pacific, will take place on Friday, November 19, 2021. The eclipse is followed by a total solar eclipse on December 4, 2021. The partial eclipse phase will last 3…
A rare 'recurrent nova' event is visible to the unaided eye in the constellation of Ophiuchus this week. RS Ophiuchi (RS Oph) is a recurrent nova system, located about 5 000 light-years away from Earth, with a recurrence rate of about 15 – 20 years. Its…