Feb 25, 2017

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EarthSky News - Feb 25 - Ring of Fire Eclipse on Sunday

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Ring of fire eclipse on Sunday
The February 26, 2017 annular solar eclipse - aka a ring of fire eclipse - will be visible from parts of Earth's Southern Hemisphere.
20 years after Dolly
Everything you always wanted to know about the Dolly the cloned sheep and what came next, from a biomedical researcher and cloning expert.
Star brightness versus star luminosity
Some extremely large and hot stars blaze away with the luminosity of a million suns! But other stars look bright only because they're near Earth.
Star of the week: Procyon is the Little Dog Star
The Dog Star, Sirius, is easy to spot because it's the sky's brightest star. Procyon - the other Dog Star - is near its brighter brother on the sky's dome.

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Last flight gone
Hunter Davis wrote, "Winter is almost here at the South Pole. The last flight for the summer left last week. I'm just waiting for the sun to go down (which will happen around March 18) so I can photograph some stars!"
Ring of fire eclipse on Sunday
The February 26, 2017 annular solar eclipse - aka a ring of fire eclipse - will be visible from parts of Earth's Southern Hemisphere. Photo by Geoff Sims (Used with permission.)
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Feb 24, 2017

EarthSky News - Feb 24 - Hail, Zealandia!

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Scientists spy 8th continent, Zealandia

A long-lost land mass is submerged in the depths of the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Should it be recognized as a full-fledged continent?

Next new moon is February 26

And it'll cause an eclipse. See map below and find links to info about Sunday's "ring of fire" eclipse here.

Friday FAQ: When does Age of Aquarius begin?

It begins when the vernal equinox point moves out of constellation Pisces and into Aquarius. When will that be? 

Tonight … Hare and Dove at Orion's feet

Lepus the Hare and Columba the Dove are 2 faint constellations near the easy-to-find constellation Orion.

Tonight ... Arc to Arcturus, the springtime star

Find the Big Dipper in your northern sky, and then follow the arc in its handle to locate the orange star Arcturus.

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Cherry blossoms opening in Japan

In Japan at least, spring has sprung! Are you seeing signs of spring in your hometown? If so, submit your photo.

 

Ring of fire eclipse on Sunday

Sunday's annular solar eclipse - aka a ring of fire eclipse - will be visible mainly over the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, also Chile, Argentina, Angola, Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo. A partial solar eclipse will be visible from a much larger swath of South America and Africa, plus Antarctica. 

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