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WOW - what an eclipse! A brief report. Read post here .
Before the big day, the moon has one last appointment scheduled. Come join the party. Read post here .
Just in time! A wonderful, new sunspot group will make for an even more scenic eclipse. Read post here .
Skywatchers in northern states should keep watch the aurora, plus it's a good time to go over your eclipse checklist. Read post here .
What astronomers hope to learn from one of nature's grandest sights plus a weather update and news on solar filters. Read post here .
I had clear skies until about 11 p.m. and saw some great Perseid meteors over 45 minutes. It's never easy to capture meteors with a camera, but I had a gut feeling I'd get one on my first exposure — and it happened! Read post here .
To whet your appetite for the upcoming eclipse, nature offers an opening act this weekend. It's the annual Perseid meteor shower, a pleasant "rain" of fiery flashes coming to a sky near you. Read post here .
Everyone hoping to see the eclipse all share one thought — will it be clear? We look at the odds and give you some tools. Read post here .
Tonight's the Full Sturgeon Moon, named for the fish that American Indians of the Great Lakes netted plenty of every August. A lunar eclipse always occurs two weeks before or after a solar eclipse. In other words — tonight! But for the eastern hemisphere only. Read post here .
The sun's corona is a shape-shifter. Here's what we can expect to see in just 2 weeks. I also review a couple of free eclipse apps you'll want to check out. Read post here.