• Lunar Eclipse July 2018
Lunar Eclipse July 2018

The moon turns red during a total lunar eclipse , as seen from Dresden, Germany, Friday, July 27, 2018 . Depending on the weather conditions in your area, it may be rusty, brick-colored or blood-red. According to the SA Astronomical Observatory (SAAO), the eclipse could be seen with or without a visual aid. The Virtual Telescope project i...

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  • Don't miss your date with century's longest Lunar Eclipse today..
Don't miss your date with century's longest Lunar Eclipse today..

The best views are reserved for people in east Africa. According to NASA , the USA will have to wait until July 2020 to witness its next lunar eclipse . So my suggestion is this: watch the lunar eclipse as how the sky unfolds above you. Interestingly, some people feel that the longest lunar eclipse has its own disadvantages.

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  • 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday: Bengaluru gears up
21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday: Bengaluru gears up

The Moon will be gradually covered by the Earth's shadow and the totality phase will begin at 1h 00m IST on July 28. The only light reflected from the lunar surface has been refracted by Earth's atmosphere. The next total eclipse of the sun visible in the US will be on April 8, 2024. When the sun, Earth and moon line up perfectly, Earth'...

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  • How did the Yosemite fire start? Will the National Park be affected?
How did the Yosemite fire start? Will the National Park be affected?

A video camera inside the park Tuesday showed dark skies and black clouds pushing through trees and open spaces. One of the most popular national parks in the United States announced its imminent partial closure on Tuesday as thick plumes of smoke drifted from a deadly wildfire raging in central California.

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  • Paleontologists Discover Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever
Paleontologists Discover Largest Dinosaur Foot Ever

At the time, the foot - which measured almost a meter wide - was identified as belonging to an extremely large animal and nicknamed "Bigfoot". The sauropod foot fossil was discovered in the Morrison Formation - a rocky deposit that has yielded a wealth of Late Cretaceous fossils in the past, including the rare dinosaur skeleton sold for more...

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  • SpaceX ready to launch Iridium for seventh time, aims for double recovery
SpaceX ready to launch Iridium for seventh time, aims for double recovery

The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base on California's central coast at 4:39 a.m. local time. The company is designing to instigate 10 more Iridium satellites in this constellation. About 7.5 minutes later, the first stage of the rocket successfully landed on a droneship stationed in the Pacific...

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  • This is what to expect from Friday's 'blood moon'
This is what to expect from Friday's 'blood moon'

As per the Indian timings, the eclipse will be in its partial form at around 11.52 pm. "The maximum of the eclipse occurs at 21.21 BST, but the upper edge of the Moon won't rise from Belfast until 21:27 BST. The moon is expected to turn reddish as against the familiar whitish appearance in the period of totality. Why does the moon turn r...

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  • How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse
How to see this weekend’s blood moon lunar eclipse

However, the "totality" period, when light from the Moon is totally obscured, will last for one hour, 43 minutes from 1:15am when the colour of the moon will turn light red. "About an hour later, the partial phase will begin at 2.24am when the moon begins to be covered by the dark Earth's shadow , the Umbra ", he said. Given the moon will be at...

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  • Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday - Scientist
Nigeria to experience longest total lunar eclipse Friday - Scientist

If in case you are in a metropolitan city, it may be even more hard to watch the phenomenon due to pollution. NASA has given all the details of past and the future lunar eclipses with eclipse diagrams and visibility maps . "If there are extra particles in the atmosphere, from say a recent volcanic eruption, the moon will appear a darker sh...

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  • Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018
Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018

During a lunar eclipse , the sun lies directly behind Earth, refracting - or bending - light. Yes, the eclipse will be visible in East Africa, the Middle East, the Subcontinent and most of Central Asia. The last lunar eclipse visible from North America occurred in late January of 2018. The Moon will rise in a totally-eclipsed state and w...

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  • U.S. government wants to curb California emissions standards
U.S. government wants to curb California emissions standards

California will fight the rules change, according to Dan Sperling of the state's Air Resources Board. Government regulators also estimate the regulation, which they name the Safer and Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles rule, will cut traffic deaths and reduce the cost of new vehicles, Reuters reported.

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  • How To Watch The Lunar Eclipse And Blood Moon
How To Watch The Lunar Eclipse And Blood Moon

Every time there is an eclipse , the moon passes through the Earth's shadow , but it doesn't always pass through the same part of the shadow . Lunar eclipses occur from two to four times a year, but not all of them are visible . The total eclipse would be visible over most of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and South America on Friday a...

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  • Miles of Water Found on Mars. Could It Support Life?
Miles of Water Found on Mars. Could It Support Life?

This is an artistic impression of the Mars Express spacecraft probing the southern hemisphere of Mars . Back in 2015, NASA confirmed that the dusty planet of Mars most likely had liquid water intermittently flowing over its dusty surface.

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  • 'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday
'Blood moon' to appear for 21st century's longest lunar eclipse on Friday

ET. The red moon is possible because while the moon is in total shadow, some light from the sun passes through Earth's atmosphere and is bent toward the moon. "If there are extra particles in the atmosphere, from say a recent volcanic eruption, the moon will appear a darker shade of red". No other Lunar Eclipse will be as long as this in the ce...

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  • Andromeda May Have Eaten the Milky Way's Long-lost Sibling
Andromeda May Have Eaten the Milky Way's Long-lost Sibling

To investigate how Andromeda accumulated its mass, the authors of the new study ran cosmological simulations of galaxy formation to show that Andromeda's observed properties - including a massive yet almost invisible halo of stars - can be well explained by a single major merger with what was once the third-largest galaxy in the Local Grou...

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  • Radioactive Particles Found in California Wine
Radioactive Particles Found in California Wine

The researchers studied wines that dated from 2009 to 2012 and found increasing levels of cesium-137 in the later years. According to a recently released study, wines made after the March 11, 2011 disaster contained small traces of cesium-137, a radioactive isotope.

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  • Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years
Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years

It's as bright as an airplane landing light", Augensen said. The gravitational pull by other planets also constantly changes the shape of their orbits a little bit, with Jupiter especially influencing the path that Mars takes around the Sun .

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  • Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates
Abrupt Link Between Hotter Temperature and Suicidal Rates

It found that suicide rates go up 0.7% in United States counties and 2.1% in Mexican municipalities for a 1 °C increase in monthly average temperature. Mental health experts caution other factors should be considered when studying suicide rates. Researchers found that hotter weather was linked to increases in deaths by suicide .

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  • Blood moon 2018: How to watch the ‘century’s longest’ total lunar eclipse
Blood moon 2018: How to watch the ‘century’s longest’ total lunar eclipse

A spectacular lunar eclipse in July will see the moon passing into Earth's shadow for almost two hours - and bathed in the reddish light of a " blood moon ". It is 4:22 p.m in EDT or Eastern Daylight Time. As we saw from the above, a lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon and the Moon is blocked from the Sun's ...

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  • Flash Flood Warning for some counties issued for beginning of the week
Flash Flood Warning for some counties issued for beginning of the week

Wednesday we are still looking at a very similar set up with widespread showers and storms moving in off and on throughout the day. Severe weather continues to intensify for millions of Americans from coast to coast. The flash flooding could last until midnight, they say. The overall chance for rain is 70 percent. The silver lining to today is...

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