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  • Canadians across the country take in partial solar eclipse

    August 21, 2017 8:47 PM 26

    Canadians across the country put on protective glasses, glanced through solar telescopes and scrutinized pinhole projectors to take in a rare solar eclipse Monday. Unlike the U.S., Canada isn't getting a total solar eclipse, where the moon completely covers the sun, blacking out the sky and turning day into night momentarily. But Canadians are still

  • NASA captures ISS as it flies by the Solar Eclipse. Watch it

    August 21, 2017 7:41 PM 28

    Monday, August 21, 2017, 3:35 PM - NASA photographer Joel Kowsky managed to capture the International Space Station as it crossed the sun during the highly anticipated 2017 Solar Eclipse. The video above was captured at 1,500 frames per second with a high-speed camera, according to the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. Currently, there are six onboard

  • Rare solar eclipse astounds sky gazers: 'Like nothing else you'll ever see'

    August 21, 2017 6:10 PM 45

    Millions view the rare celestial phenomenon, the 1st to cross most of the U.S. in nearly 100 years It was first total solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.. Sky gazers across the continent watched in wonder through telescopes, cameras and protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun and turned daylight

  • Historic eclipse turns day into night across U.S

    August 21, 2017 12:58 PM 24

    Millions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century. "It's really, really, really, really awesome," said 9-year-old Cami Smith as she watched the fully eclipsed sun from a gravel

  • Cloud cover to foil Winnipeg eclipse viewing: Environment Canada

    August 21, 2017 12:10 PM 24

    The solar eclipse glasses you scoured the city to find may end up being useless. Environment Canada is calling for cloud cover and even possible rain for Winnipeg and most of southeast Manitoba during the eclipse today. "As they wake up this morning they'll see a pretty good cloud cover of high cloud, and that cloud's going to hang around until at least

  • Millions prepare to watch rare total solar eclipse

    August 21, 2017 9:03 AM 32

    Continental U.S. has not seen a total solar eclipse since 1918 For a few moments on Monday, millions will experience a rare total eclipse across the continental U.S. and millions more in Canada will get a chance to take in a partial eclipse. CBC News will broadcast a live special, hosted by Hannah Thibedeau, starting at 1 p.m. ET. Watch it on CBC News Network

  • Viewing the solar eclipse in Edmonton

    August 21, 2017 1:14 AM 29

    It's taking place on Monday, Aug. 21. In Edmonton it begins at 10:24 a.m., peaks at 11:35 a.m. and will end at 12:49 p.m. “If there’s no cloud to block it out, we’ll see the moon cover close to 70 per cent of the sun,” Sharon Morsink, a University of Alberta astrophysics professor, said in a news release. The total eclipse will only be visible in what is called

  • How, when and where to watch Monday's solar eclipse in Canada

    August 20, 2017 9:55 PM 29

    Millions of Canadians will be treated to a rare celestial event on Monday, when the full moon lines up between the sun and Earth. Here’s everything you need to know about where, when and how to safely view the solar eclipse in Canada. Canadians can catch special coverage of the eclipse on CTV News Channel, starting at 1 p.m. EST. The eclipse will plunge

  • Map of the Solar Eclipse path across Canada and the United States, Aug. 21 2017

    August 20, 2017 6:48 PM 6

    The eclipse will track across North America on Aug. 21, moving from west to east. It will be visible as a full solar eclipse in parts of the U.S., but part of the sun will remain visible in Canada throughout the day. Victoria is expected to see the most coverage, while Iqaluit will see the least. The eclipse will reach its maximum point in the late morning

  • Whale stranded in western Washington state beach freed

    August 19, 2017 8:56 PM 22

    SEATTLE — Officials say a juvenile gray whale has been freed after being stranded on a remote beach in Washington state. NOAA Fisheries said Saturday that workers freed the 24-foot (7.3-meter) whale during high tide Friday by digging a trench and using a shore-anchored pulley system that was attached to a harness placed on the animal. Officials say the system