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There is no dark side of the Moon really. As a matter of fact it’s all dark. Astronomical events are rarely as spectacular as you imagine. For one thing they happen very, very slooowly, so you have to have a lot of patience. Another thing is that atmospheric conditions are seldom ideal, there’s a reason …

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Total Solar Eclipse 2009

The sun is covered by the moon during a total solar eclipse in the Indian city of Varanasi on July 22. (AFP/Pedro Ugarte)