On Thursday afternoon this week, Manitobans will be treated to an uncommon celestial spectacle: a partial eclipse of the sun. Beginning just after 4 o’clock in the afternoon, the moon will move between the Sun and Earth, casting its shadow onto our planet and blocking out part of the sun as seen from earth. While uncommon and interesting to watch, solar eclipses have some particular issues which require some safety precautions….
Tag Archives: Astronomy
Tomorrow’s Full Moon occurs at 7:18AM, and is known as the “Pink” Moon (one of the lesser-known cousins of the “Harvest” and “Hunter’s” moons of fall).