Tag: Partial Solar Eclipse

Watch Solar Eclipse Webcast now!

June 2, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Today’s Partial Solar Eclipse is now underway. The eclipse is being webcast live from a telescope in Norway. The eclipse is not directly visible from Australia. Note that there is no commentary and that the webcast consists of static images being uploaded to the website. You are able to download any of the […]

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June 2011 Partial Solar Eclipse not visible directly from Australia

May 30, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Update (2 June 2011): Watch live webcast now!   Thursday’s Partial Solar Eclipse (2 June 2011 Australian Time) will not be visible directly from Australia. Maximum eclipse will occur at 7.16am AEST this Thursday morning and will be visible from high Northern latitudes (with Northern Sweden ideally placed for this eclipse).  Further information […]

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June 2011 Sky & Space Events

May 29, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

These notes are intended to provide a casual skywatcher or someone already into amateur astronomy living on the East Coast of Australia with a short summary of what is happening in the night sky in June 2011. Instructions on how to obtain customised satellite viewing information for your location can be found here. […]

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ESA Proba-2 satellite views Solar Eclipse from space

January 6, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The European Space Agency’s test Proba-2 micro-satellite successfully imaged the 4 January 2011 Partial Solar Eclipse from low Earth orbit. An animation and further information can be found here on the ESA website.

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Partial Solar Eclipse Tuesday 4 January 2011

January 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The first of six eclipses for 2011 happen tomorrow when a partial Solar Eclipse occurs over Europe, North Africa and central Asia. Normally this eclipse wouldn’t be worth mentioning as we can’t see it in Australian skies. While we can’t see the eclipse directly, there is at least one observatory will be webcasting […]

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ESA spacecraft views partial solar eclipse from space

July 13, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

ESA has released images taken by its Proba-2 microsatellite of yesterday’s Total Solar Eclipse taken from space. Proba-2’s orbit didn’t take it directly across the path of the Total Eclipse phase so the spacecraft only got to image the eclipse as a partial one. That said, the pictures are still spectacular and worth […]

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