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India marks ‘Ring of Fire’ spectacle with faith and science (Roundup)


January 15th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Millions of Hindus bathed in holy rivers and tanks across India after a four-hour celestial spectacle that turned the sun into a 'Ring of Fire', bringing ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan beams moon’s shadow during solar eclipse (Lead) (With Images)


July 28th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 captured the shadow of the moon on the earth's surface during the July 22 total solar eclipse, an Indian space agency official ... Read more...

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Chandrayaan sends photos of total lunar eclipse (With Image)


July 28th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 28 (IANS) India's first lunar mission Chandrayaan-1 has captured the shadow of the moon on the earth's surface during the July 22 total solar eclipse, an Indian ... Read more...

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Solar eclipse 2009 video replay


July 22nd, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
The longest solar eclipse of the 21st century cast a 258km (160 mile) wide shadow over the worlds most populous nations earlier today, recorded on video for replay by millions of ... Read more...

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Total solar eclipse in most of China


July 22nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Chongqing (China), July 22 (Xinhua) A total solar eclipse was observed at many places in China Wednesday morning, officials said. At 9.15 a.m., many places in the upper reaches of China's longest river, ... Read more...

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India getting ready to watch an eclipsed sun (Lead)


July 21st, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Taregna/Surat, July 21 (IANS) The wait to witness a once-in-a-lifetime celestial phenomenon ends at dawn Wednesday when an eclipsed sun rises over the horizon. And tens of thousands of people all ... Read more...

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China, India hotels gear up for Solar Eclipse 2009


July 21st, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Airports and hotels throughout China and India have been a little busier than normal over the last week as astronomers and those interested in the celestial bodies have arrived in preparation ... Read more...

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Cloudy sky may play spoilsport on solar eclipse day


July 20th, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Sky gazers are looking forward to watching the total solar eclipse on July 22, even as scientists fear the weather may play spoilsport. The India Meteorological Department ... Read more...

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Buzz Aldrin was first man to pee on the Moon!


July 17th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, has said in an amusing revelation that he was the first person to pee on the ... Read more...

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Skies ready for triple eclipse


July 5th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Commencing Tuesday, three eclipses - a lunar eclipse, a solar eclipse and another lunar - will take over the skies, a phenomenon which although experts say is ... Read more...

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India to view longest solar eclipse July 22


June 30th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India will view 21st century's longest solar eclipse July 22 which will provide a life time opportunity to scientists and sky gazers to study this grand spectacle ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse today


August 1st, 2008 - 8:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India.In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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Kurukshetra ready for solar eclipse, pilgrims


July 31st, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 31 (IANS) The holy Hindu city of Kurukshetra in Haryana is all decked up for more than one million pilgrims expected to arrive for a holy dip on the occasion ... Read more...

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Scientists hope for a clear sky on solar eclipse


July 31st, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Sky gazers are looking forward to watching the partial solar eclipse Friday even as scientists fear the weather may play spoilsport. "The southern parts of the country ... Read more...

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Total solar eclipse Aug 1 to be partially visible in India


July 28th, 2008 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The sky gazers in India will miss an opportunity to watch a total solar eclipse Aug 1 as the phenomena would only be partially visible in the ... Read more...

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Total eclipse of sun to be visible in India as partial eclipse on Friday


July 28th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): A total eclipse of the sun will occur on Friday afternoon and it will be visible as a partial eclipse throughout India. In general, the total eclipse ... Read more...

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