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  • 'HA HA HA I've Blocked The Sun': Moon Trolls Sun In Solar Cyber Spat

    August 22, 2017 12:40 AM 57

    Tens of thousands of Twitter users liked the exchange between the Sun and Moon and many social media users responded with amusement. As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century

  • Moon trolls the sun on Twitter in NASA solar cyber spat stunt

    August 21, 2017 10:02 PM 24

    As if a solar eclipse was not enough, the moon threw some virtual shade at the sun on Twitter on Monday, as millions of people watched the first coast-to-coast total eclipse in the United States in nearly a century. The tweet was accompanied with a screenshot photo showing that the moon had blocked the verified Twitter profile of NASA Sun & Space (@NASASun)

  • The Moon Trolled the Sun Online During the Solar Eclipse Because This Is 2017

    August 21, 2017 9:05 PM 26

    As people across America geared up to watch the total solar eclipse Monday, Twitter was dominated by talk of the moon blocking out the sun. So naturally the NASA accounts representing the two celestial bodies in question couldn't resist getting in on the action. Around 1:15 p.m. — just as the eclipse was reaching totality in Oregon — NASA's moon account

  • This Is How the Solar Eclipse Looked From Space

    August 21, 2017 8:27 PM 29

    As viewers gathered to watch the total solar eclipse cross the sky in the U.S. on Monday, the astronauts on the International Space Station had multiple opportunities to see the moon cover the sun from space. Crew members on Expedition 52 had their cameras outfitted with special filters to allow them to photograph the solar eclipse aboard the station

  • Solar Eclipse Chasers Crowd Oregon for Countdown to Totality

    August 21, 2017 7:52 PM 24

    SALEM, OREGON — They make a fine veggie burrito here at the Sassy Onion on State Street — but don’t try to order one between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Pacific Time today. The restaurant, a stone’s throw from the state capitol and smack-dab in the “path of totality” for today’s total solar eclipse, plans to shut down in mid-morning so the staff can go outside

  • How Astronauts on the International Space Station Are Watching the Solar Eclipse

    August 21, 2017 3:07 PM 18

    As millions of Americans look up to the sky to catch the total solar eclipse on Monday, or watch TIME's live broadcast, astronauts on the International Space Station are gearing up for multiple views of the phenomenon. The crew on the Expedition 52 will not be in the eclipse's path of totality, but will see a partial view of the solar eclipse three times

  • Chasing the total eclipse: amateur astronomer heads south to 'path of totality'

    August 21, 2017 8:31 AM 20

    Garry Dymond is travelling from St. John's to Wyoming to see Monday's total solar eclipse It's a total eclipse of Garry Dymond's heart as the St. John's amateur astronomer is headed to the U.S. to catch the best view of the first total eclipse to cross the country coast to coast in 99 years. Dymond says it's a thrill of his lifetime, and worth the trip to Wyoming

  • Perseid meteor shower: It’s happening TONIGHT and THIS is where you can watch it

    August 12, 2017 6:58 PM 54

    The annual Perseids is predicted to be one of the most spectacular shows of the year – but don’t worry if you’re missing out tonight, the display is expected to dazzle the skies for a whole week. The BBC Weather centre said it would peak from 23:00 until 04:00 and it could be seen in most parts of the UK. Astronomers says hundreds of meteors will streak

  • Will you be able to see one of biggest meteor showers of the year?

    August 10, 2017 9:38 PM 34

    One of the biggest meteor showers of the year will be in the night sky this weekend. But the moon and cloud cover could steal the show. A meteor shower called the Perseids will peak this weekend. The Perseids are caused by the Earth passing through a comet’s debris field, according to the American Meteor Society. “The Perseids have a pretty good history

  • Cassini probe prepares for final five trips around Saturn

    August 10, 2017 5:02 PM 54

    "As it makes these five dips into Saturn, followed by its final plunge, Cassini will become the first Saturn atmospheric probe," said NASA scientist Linda Spilker. Aug. 10 (UPI) -- NASA's Cassini probe is set to make its final five orbits around Saturn. The final stage of the probe's "Grand Finale" will see Cassini execute five intimate dives through