11 November 2012

Total eclipse of the Sun

Total Solar eclipse 14.11.2012  Credit: Fred Espenak
Scientists and sky watchers are converging on the northeast coast of Australia, near the Great Barrier Reef, for a total eclipse of the sun on November 14 2012. 

For researchers, the brief minutes (2 minutes) of totality open a window into some of the deepest mysteries of solar physics. As you can see in the video below, They asked Fred Espenak a Nasa Solar eclipse expert on a scale of 1 to 10, what would you classify a total solar eclipse? The answer, responded Espenak was a million. this is a show to not miss.

Here are some links for the Total Solar Eclipse of 14.11.2012 (local time) and a video showing how the eclipse will pass in Northern Australia and the Pacific ocean.

and the video