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The Best Annular Eclipse of the Decade Will Form a ‘Ring of Fire’ in the Sky on June 21, 2020

The Best Annular Eclipse of the Decade Will Form a ‘Ring of Fire’ in the Sky on June 21, 2020

BY MICHAEL WING Less than nine hours after June’s solstice, the new moon will appear before sweeping directly in front of the Sun on June 21, forming the most impressive “ring of fire” annular solar eclipse of the decade. On Sunday, June 21, the eclipse will begin at sunrise in the Republic of the Congo and travel northwest across central […]

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

‘Ring of Fire’: Last Solar Eclipse of 2019 Will Appear Just After Christmas, Dec 26, and It’s Going to Be Spectacular

    BY MICHAEL WING The last solar eclipse of 2019 will appear right after Christmas and will display a blazing “ring of fire” around its circumference, the result of what is known as an “annular eclipse.” The phenomenon will be visible in parts of the Eastern hemisphere. An annular eclipse, derived from the Latin word meaning ring-shaped, is when […]

Solar Eclipse in Ventura County – Photos

Solar Eclipse in Ventura County – Photos

Though we didn’t get a view of the full eclipse in Ventura County we did get a shift in light, an almost ethereal dimming in illumination.  An inventive young gentleman in Somis, he turns eleven in October, sent us photos of the eclipse.  Christiano Amodei used a combination of NASA approved glasses and a power […]

Studio Channel Islands hosts KidSTREAM-sponsored Solar Eclipse Event

Studio Channel Islands hosts KidSTREAM-sponsored Solar Eclipse Event

Kids learn the science of a solar eclipse and make a safe-viewing mask at free event Studio Channel Islands Art Center will host SUNday SOLebration, a free kid-friendly solar eclipse celebration sponsored by KidSTREAM, an emerging children’s museum committed to bringing hands-on STEM learning to the Ventura County community, 1–3 p.m., Aug. 20, at Studio […]