Total Solar Eclipse: What You Need To Know And How You Can View It

PacSci Perspectives   On August 21, 2017, people across the United States will be able to witness a truly astounding celestial event: a total eclipse of the Sun. The path of the eclipse will traverse the country starting at the Oregon coast and extending to the coast...

Once in a Blue Moon? No, once in a Black Moon? No, wait, what?

PacSci Perspectives Your news feeds are probably filled with stories about a Black Moon rising tonight. What is a Black Moon anyway? Well simply put it was decided (by whoever decides these things) to call the second New Moon in any given month a Black Moon, the same...

The Changing Seasons, Equinoxes And Solstices

PacSci Perspectives March 19 at 9:30 P.M. PDT (March 20, 0430 GMT) is the date and time of the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere (Autumnal or Fall Equinox in the Southern). It marks the transition from winter into spring and the changing of the seasons....
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