Annular solar eclipse first in 18 years in continental United States on May 20
The Sun enters Gemini Sunday (Ascension) morning. Late afternoon (evening on the east coast) Sunday, the new moon occurs at 0.21 degrees Gemini (degree of Alcyone, Star of the Individual, in the Pleiades). The new moon is also a solar eclipse;
From roughly 8:15 PM until sunset (9 PM), a portion of the sun will be blocked by the moon – a solar eclipse. Go to this site to learn more and see what the eclipse might look like over Lake Michigan. Don't get your hopes up.
YouTube Preview Image. This is one of the better Solar Eclipse informational videos I've seen and worth watching even if you're not in the eclipse path. If you are able to view it I wish you good skies. I've seen only three but
In 1992, Los Angeles was to have the best solar eclipse it would see in more than two centuries. It was going to be spectacular — a full, exquisite "ring of fire" eclipse before sunset. And then, to the horror of 15000 people who gathered at Griffith
May 1994 annular solar eclipse, as seen in Detroit. It lasted about three minutes. (AP Photo/Bill Waugh) Northern California — farther north than the Bay Area — will be a prime viewing zone for the annular solar eclipse on May 20.