Solar Eclipse this Weekend – Sunday, May 20th

Space Weather News for May 18, 2012

ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE: On Sunday, May 20th, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun, producing a “ring of fire” solar eclipse visible across the Pacific side of Earth from China to the United States. Observing tips, visibility maps, and links to live webcasts may be found at

GET READY FOR THE TRANSIT OF VENUS: Explore Scientific’s White Light Solar Observing System offers a great view of sunspots, eclipses, and once-in-a-lifetime planetary transits. It’s available now in the Space Weather Store:

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