astronomy

World Sleep Day

World Sleep Day

Celebrated every year on the Friday before the March Equinox  

Total Solar Eclipse

Visible in South part of Africa, parts of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica

Annular Solar Eclipse

An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon is too far away to completely cover the Sun’s disk. This gives the effect of a more massive corona, which is the circle of light from the sun that you see around the edges of the moon. It’s quite pretty….when you look at it safely with eclipse glasses. …

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Pluto Day

day is not about the Roman god of the underworld called , who was a direct copy from the Greek god Hades. This is about a , not a planet, who was named after that god. Because all the planets in our solar system are named after the mythological Roman gods.Which makes us wonder if …

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

A penumbral eclipse is an eclipse that is kinda…shady. Which is in a literal sense! Penumbral eclipse means  literally an almost eclipse. In this case it means that the sun, the earth and the moon are not quite perfectly linearly aligned and thus the moon is completely eclipsed with just the outer shadows from the …

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