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].

Annular Solar Eclipse 2023

Great American Eclipse 2023: Annular Solar Eclipse on October 14

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When and where is the annular solar eclipse 2023 visible? Find eclipse maps and timings for the best locations!

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Equinox in Pictures: Balance of Day and Night

Discover the science behind the equinoxes with this infographic! Learn about the changing of seasons and the balance between day and night.

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Can you tell an equinox from a solstice?

The two equinoxes and two solstices mark the beginning of astronomical seasons. But what is the difference between an equinox and a solstice? And what's the reason the Earth has seasons at all? Take this quiz to get answers to these questions and learn fun facts about equinoxes and solstices.

Autumn equinox

First Day of Fall 2023: All About Autumnal Equinox

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In 2023, the last day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere is September 23! On that day, the autumnal equinox will occur, marking the beginning of fall. Here is all you need to know.

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Summer Solstice 2023: The First Day of Summer and the Longest Day

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

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Solstice in June 2023

Solstice: When is it, and what causes it?

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The June 2023 solstice takes place on June 21. What happens on the solstice? Here’s what you need to know.

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What Is the Ecliptic: The Sun's Path In the Sky

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The ecliptic is more than just a scientific term – it's a starting point for exploring the night sky. With the ecliptic, you can track the movements of the Sun, Moon, planets, zodiac constellations, and more. So check out the article and start your astronomical journey!

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5 Upcoming Eclipses

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

Penumbral lunar eclipse May 2023

Deep Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on May 5, 2023: Visibility and Timeline

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On May 5, 2023, there will be a deep penumbral lunar eclipse. The Moon will sink so deep into the Earth’s shadow, that the eclipse will even be visible to the naked eye. Check out our article for all the details!

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Hybrid Solar Eclipse 2023

Hybrid Solar Eclipse of April 20, 2023 – Australia, Indonesia, Timor Leste

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Get ready for a rare hybrid solar eclipse! Learn where and when to observe it on April 20, 2023.

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