Tag Archives: Fred Espenak

Longest Total Lunar Eclipse This Century Occurs Friday

Images credit & copyright: Dan LaShomb (me). Check below for more links and information to figure out your viewing times. Head’s up! This Friday, July 27, 2018, the Earth will pass directly between the Sun and Moon, creating the longest … Continue reading

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Mercury Transits the Sun on May 9

Image Credit & Copyright: ESA/NASA/SOHO of the 2006 Mercury transit. Don’t feel like waiting until 2117 until the next transit of Venus? Well I can’t help ya there but on Monday, May 9, 2016 the first planet, Mercury (Apollo or … Continue reading

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Speedy Pacific Lunar Eclipse April 4

Image Credit & Copyright: Evan Thomas of a total lunar eclipse with Saturn to the left and Mars just above to the right over California’s Trona Pinnacles.  Map of April 4 lunar eclipse by Mr. Eclipse himself, Fred Espenak. On … Continue reading

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