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When is the next eclipse? i'm really interested in space and all that and im planning to be an astronaut . i was wondering if u can tell me the answer.

Posted August 10, 2008 10:40 a.m. EDT

MIKE MOSS SAYS:       Shamily,     The following eclipses are coming up, but none are visible in any significant way from our part of the world: Partial lunar eclipse on Aug 16, 2008; Annular solar eclipse on Jan 26, 2009; Total solar eclipse on Jul 22, 2009; Partial lunar eclipse on Dec 31, 2009.

The next major eclipse visible from central NC is a total lunar eclipse on Dec 21, 2010.

You can find lots of information on eclipses, past and future at NASA's eclipse web site. The address is