Sun

The Sun is the largest body in our Solar System and the most important sky object in all the human cultures. For astronomers, it also provides the most thrilling events, like eclipses, equinoxes, and solstices. Get to know our closest star better! Here, you'll get the detailed information about all the important solar events. Don’t forget that it’s dangerous to look at the Sun directly. If you want to check its location and the sky objects nearby, use a skywatching app like [Star Walk 2] or [Sky Tonight].

5 Upcoming Eclipses Infographics preview

5 Upcoming Eclipses

Infographics

List of 5 upcoming lunar and solar eclipses, their dates, timelines, and visibility maps. Find out whether you can see them from your location!

Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024

Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024: Time, Date, Path of the Eclipse

~7 min
Astronomical News

Here’s everything you need to know about the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024: eclipse visibility maps, timing, and the best locations to observe it! 😎

Solar Eclipses

What Are Solar Eclipses, Why Do They Occur, and How To Observe Them?

~7 min
Astronomical News

Total and annular eclipse – what’s the difference?🌞 Can you see the stars during an eclipse?⭐ Are sunglasses good for eclipse viewing?😎 Find the answers to these and other questions about solar eclipses in our article!

Man for eclipses quiz

Solar and Lunar Eclipse Quiz (With Answers)

Quizzes

Get smarter by taking this true-or-false astronomy quiz! Are there solar eclipses on Mars? Can two solar eclipses occur in one month? Learn fascinating facts about solar and lunar eclipses!

Lunar eclipse

Lunar Eclipses: Types, Images & How Often Does a Lunar Eclipse Happen?

~7 min
Astronomical News

What causes lunar eclipses? How often do they happen? When is the next one? Get answers to these and other questions from our article.

7 things about the March equinox

Equinox in Pictures: 7 Things to Know about March Equinox

Infographics

Discover the March Equinox in a nutshell with our handy infographic! We've compiled some fascinating facts about this astronomical event just for you. 🌸🔍

Spring equinox

Spring Equinox 2024: What Exactly Is It?

~7 min
Astronomical News

When does spring begin? Why are day and night not really equal at the vernal equinox? And why isn't the spring equinox always the March equinox? Find out here!

Autumn equinox

First Day of Fall 2024: All About Autumnal Equinox

~6 min
Astronomical News

In 2024, the last day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere is September 22! On that day, the autumnal equinox will occur, marking the beginning of fall. Here is all you need to know.

The Sun's path during solstice better quality

Summer Solstice 2024: The First Day of Summer and the Longest Day

~5 min
Astronomical News

Discover the science behind one of the most important celebrations in the world. Here is everything you need to know about the summer solstice!

Sun on Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice 2024: The Shortest Day of the Year

~8 min
Astronomical News

Winter solstice 2024 is coming on December 21 in the Northern Hemisphere — learn the science and culture behind the shortest day of the year.