Just two weeks after the huge supermoon wowed skywatchers around the world, the heavens will offer up another observing treat — a solar eclipse on May that should be visible from much of western North America.
Annular Solar Eclipse--the moon blocks most of the solar disk but leaves a ring of sun blazing around the moon's circumference. The full 'ring of fire' effect was visible in parts of eight states in the western U.
We're throwing it back to the supermoon lunar eclipse from September 2015. These awe-inspiring photo by RC Livesay shows the stages of the moon that night superimposed over the fully eclipsed full moon and the moon 3/4 of the way eclipsed with a massive corona. The next time an event like this will be visible from our area isn't until 2033!
rvlvr: “ The first daguerreotype of a solar eclipse “ The first correctly-exposed photograph of the solar corona was made during the total phase of the solar eclipse of 28 July 1851 at Königsberg (now.