Understand the duration of solar eclipses depending on your location and the type of eclipse in question.
Learn why it is important to view an eclipse, both for existential and educational reasons
Learn and understand the terms umbra and penumbra
Learn about the Moon's perigee and how it causes solar eclipses.
Learn about the Moon's apogee and how it causes solar eclipses.
Understand the educational value in viewing a solar eclipse. Also learn how to make the April 2024 eclipse a memorable experience for students.
Learn about solar eclipses throughout history.
Learn how annular eclipses occur, like the one that graced the western US in October 2023.
The Sun's lifecycle produces elements required for life. Learn what the process is and why not every star will create the same elements.
Mars wasn't always a dead planet, but at present it is. Learn what happened to cause it to lose its atmosphere and make it uninhabitable.
Our star, the Sun, won't always be here. Learn about our star's lifecycle, including how the Sun will die and what may happen to our planet when that happens.
Many eclipses have been recorded throughout history. Here are some relatively ancient ones and what humanity made of those events.