Sunday's partial solar eclipse is only the start


At sunrise in some parts of China and Japan and by sunset in the western United States, a partial solar eclipse is set to slink across a narrow swath of the Earth on May 20 and 21.

By Melissa Gray CNN (CNN) — Thousands of people are planning viewing parties in the western United States for Sunday's annular solar eclipse, a rare event in which the sun will appear as a thin ring behind the moon. The eclipse will be visible on a

From roughly 8:15 PM until sunset (9 PM), a portion of the sun will be blocked by the moon – a solar eclipse. Go to this site to learn more and see what the eclipse might look like over Lake Michigan. Don't get your hopes up.

YouTube Preview Image. This is one of the better Solar Eclipse informational videos I've seen and worth watching even if you're not in the eclipse path. If you are able to view it I wish you good skies. I've seen only three but

There will be a relatively rare solar eclipse this weekend, as the moon slides between Earth and the sun, casting its long shadow across wide swaths of the globe. Sunday's event will be an annular partial solar eclipse,

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