Explore the Night with Bob King

Three Upcoming Sky Events We Can All Share

Comets, meteors, and Moon: Share the night sights that are coming our way!

Lunar eclipse

Celestial News & Events

Red Moon Meets Red Planet in Longest Total Lunar Eclipse of the Century

Not only will the Moon will be totally eclipsed this Friday, but Mars will be at opposition and shine in tandem with the red Moon all night!

Celestial News & Events

August 7th's Partial Lunar Eclipse

Two weeks before the much-awaited solar eclipse, the Moon clips Earth's umbra to create a partial lunar eclipse visible from the Eastern Hemisphere.

Penumbral eclipse series from 2012

Celestial News & Events

February's Deep Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

North American observers can watch the Moon flirt with Earth’s shadow on the evening of February 10th.

Total Solar Eclipse over Easter Island

Celestial News & Events

Solar and Lunar Eclipses in 2017

It won't be a great year for lunar eclipses, with a deep penumbral event on February 11th and a partial on August 7th. But an annular solar eclipse is observable from the Southern Hemisphere on February 26th, and a total solar eclipse crosses the continental U.S. on August 21st.

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