Archive for May, 2012

Our Photos from the Annular Solar Eclipse May 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Brighton Astronomy Group Solar Photos:

We had an awesome yesterday in UT. I got to see my first Annular Solar Eclipse.
We made some new friends. Some of the things we noticed during the eclipse were of course the change in the light. We also watched the temperature change from 85 degrees Fahrenheit to 71 degrees Fahrenheit.
I have placed some photos in our Gallery of our Web Site under Astrophotography, then Solar.

NASA Science – Solar Eclipse in the USA (May 20, 2012)

Monday, May 7th, 2012

Source – Science@NASA:

See Older post for google maps that show the path of the Eclipse.

A “ring of fire” solar eclipse is coming to the USA this spring. It’s the first annular eclipse visible from the contiguous United States in almost 18 years.

Super Moon of May 2012

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Source – ScienceCasts: The Super Moon of May 2012:

Another “super-Moon” is in the offing. The perigee full Moon in May will be as much as 14% bigger and 30% brighter than other full moons of 2012.

NASA / JPL What’s Up For May 2012

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Source – NASA /JPL Solar System Exploration:

View sunspots and a solar eclipse through solar-safe ‘scopes this month.