(YouTube link) Right, you’re not supposed to look at a solar eclipse -or look at the sun anytime, really. But as Mark Day looked away from the eclipse, he caught the weird shadows that are thrown by a crescent sun! If you want to look at the eclipse, you can do so safely in a video [...]
© Katsuro Okazawa/AFLO/Nippon News/Corbis Ethan warned you yesterday about staring at a solar eclipse. If you weren’t able to find a pair of welding goggles or don’t live where the eclipse was visible, BuzzFeed’s Matt Stopera rounded up 50 eclipse photos from Asia and the western U.S.
Actually, this isn’t just one photograph — it’s a composite of 31 different images, taken in the shadow of the solar eclipse that passed over Asia and parts of the Pacific back in July for 6 minutes and 39 seconds. That’s the longest solar eclipse anyone on Earth will witness this century; a longer one [...]
China’s Purple Mountain Observatory has revealed 40 minutes of footage showing a mysterious object in the sky taken during the solar eclipse earli…