My timeanddate.com colleague Anne Buckle has been profiled in the Norwegian newspaper Solabladet, talking about tomorrow’s annular solar eclipse across the northern hemisphere. Meanwhile, I’m quoted in Andrew Fazekas’s excellent piece about the eclipse in National Geographic.
Yesterday was the first big eclipse of 2020: an annular solar eclipse across Africa and Asia. We broadcast it live on timeanddate.com, with the help of our streaming partners around the world. Special thanks go to Neelam and Ajay Talwar, who gave us a beautiful feed of “the ring of fire” from Sirsa in northernContinue reading “The fellowship of the ring”
A little ephemeral moment will play out over the evenings of 21 and 22 May: the two innermost planets — Mercury and Venus — will be close together on the western horizon. Image: EarthSky Venus (which, as you may have noticed, has been spectacularly bright recently) will come into view about 20 minutes after sunset;Continue reading “Ephemeral moments with two planets, the moon, and the sun”