Totality watchers get the best show, but a far greater number of people will be in partial eclipse territory. Here's how to make the most of it.
If you can't resist taking pictures of the solar eclipse with your smartphone, read this first for tips to ensure quality pictures.
A total eclipse of the Sun is a spectacular sight. With a little preparation and advance planning, you can capture your own souvenir portrait of this awe-inspiring sight.
A total solar eclipse offers the most spectacular of jewels, the diamond ring, as the Moon blocks all but a small part of the Sun's brilliance.
We've gathered some of the best pictures of past solar eclipses, total and partial, from our online photo gallery to serve as inspiration for your eclipse photography
For those photographing the August 21st eclipse, Fred Espenak shares his eclipse photography checklist.
Look for these astronomical and Earthbound phenomena during the total solar eclipse on August 21st.
We examine the fascinating solar phenomena that anyone with a small scope and safe solar filter can see, whether the Sun's in eclipse or not.
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.
Lunar eclipses are leisurely affairs a pleasure to watch and photograph.
Mark your calendars for August 21, 2017 — when the Moon's umbral shadow will race coast to coast across the United States for the first time in nearly a century.
Looking at the Sun is harmful to your eyes at any time, partial solar eclipse or no. Fortunately, there are many easy ways to watch the show safely.
Learn how to photograph a partial solar eclipse using a safe solar filter.