February 7th, 2016
New Moon

Aluminized Mylar Solar Glasses Have Arrived!

In anticipation of the June 5th Transit of Venus, our Planet Fun store has brought in a shipment of Aluminized Mylar solar viewing glasses. These glasses are safe for direct solar viewing. These Aluminized Mylar solar viewers will let you…

Seth Jarvis

A Honking Big Solar Flare

OK, yes, there’s just been a honking-big solar flare. This is normal. It has happened many times in the past, and will happen many times in the future.

Seth Jarvis

Heads-Up! Eclipse Coming!

2012 promises to be a big year, astronomically speaking.  And no, I don’t mean the Mayan calendar and end of the world.


The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century

The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century occurs on July 22nd, 2009…in the eastern hemisphere. The eclipse totality path passes through India, Tibet, China