'Ring of fire' solar eclipse thrills skywatchers in Africa, Asia
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and the Far East witnessed Sunday a dramatic "ring of fire"
Rare 'ring of fire' solar eclipse to dim Africa, Asia
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and southern China will witness on Sunday...
Solar eclipse, killer asteroid set to grace the skies on Dec 26
Nigeria and indeed the rest of the world are set to ‘behold’ two astronomical events on Boxing Day, December 26, 2019: an annular solar eclipse and a monster asteroid called 310442 (2000 CH59), which will make a close encounter with Earth.
Solar eclipse set for December 26, full Moon on November 12
Have you seen the Moon lately? When was the last time you observed the skies? The Moon and the stars are playing some interesting games. Nigeria and most parts of the world will witness another series of astronomical spectacles between today and the end of the year.
Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America
Sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America Monday as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century.
Nigeria may not witness solar eclipse today
Nigeria may not be among the African countries that witness a partial solar eclipse today. The concern comes as the United States (U.S.) warms up to experience the Great American Total Solar Eclipse.
Nigerians await solar eclipse on Monday, lunar episode July 27, 2018
According to Science News, a partial solar eclipse will be seen from the much broader path of the Moon’s penumbra, including all of North America, northern South America, Western Europe, and some of Africa including Nigeria and north-east of Asia on Monday, August 21, 2017.
Nigeria to experience total solar eclipse on August 21
A solar eclipse (Annular) occurred last February 26, 2017 the next solar eclipse (Total) would be on Monday, August 21, 2017. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
Ozzy to 'bark at moon' during solar eclipse
The 68-year-old metal legend will need to be punctual as the total eclipse will last two minutes and 29 seconds. The song runs four minutes and 16 seconds on his album by the same name.
'Ring of fire' eclipse treat for southern skygazers
A spectacular "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday will regale skygazers in South America and southern Africa, with seafarers in the nearby Atlantic getting a front-row view too, astronomers say.