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Fred Espenak

Total lunar eclipse on November 8, 2022

It'll be early morning in North America for the November 8, 2022, total lunar eclipse. It's visible across Asia, Australia, the Americas and the Pacific.

Partial solar eclipse October 25, 2022: Watch online

A partial solar eclipse on October 25, 2022, will sweep across Europe, western Asia, northeastern Africa, and the Middle East. Watch online here.

Total lunar eclipse – a supermoon eclipse – on May 15-16, 2022

A 90-minute total lunar eclipse on Sunday, May 15-16, 2022. It's seen across much of Earth, best from the Americas and western Africa.

Partial solar eclipse of April 30, 2022

A partial solar eclipse occurs April 30, 2022. The moon's penumbral shadow will sweep across the southeast Pacific and southern South America.

Total solar eclipse in North America April 8, 2024

A total solar eclipse occurs on April 8, 2024. It will be visible for a lot of us as it sweeps across North America, Mexico, and eastern Canada.

Total solar eclipse of December 4, 2021

A total solar eclipse occurs December 4, 2021. The total phase sweeps over Antarctica, while the partial phase reaches southernmost points of three continents.

Deep partial lunar eclipse November 18-19: Great for North America

A partial lunar eclipse occurs on November 19, 2021. It will reach the Americas, North Europe, eastern Asia, Australia, and the Pacific.

What to look for in a total solar eclipse

The August 21 total eclipse will last several hours. There will be many interesting things to look for. Bookmark this handy checklist of must-see events and effects, from eclipse gurus Fred Espenak and Mark Littmann.

The story behind the 2017 eclipse stamp

A 1st-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it, commemorating the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse. Fred Espenak - whose photos are on the new stamp - tells the story.

Eclipse day checklist

This checklist - from eclipse master Fred Espenak - will help you plan the perfect total solar eclipse experience! Do your homework and the only other thing you’ll need is perfect weather on August 21!