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Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda

Partial Solar Eclipse Seen From Bermuda

This afternoon [Aug 21], Bermuda saw a partial view of the solar eclipse, affording the island a glimpse of what it looks like when the moon slides between the sun and the earth, casting a shadow below. While the total phase of this solar eclipse was not visible in Bermuda, it was observed as a partial solar eclipse. Although total solar eclipses... Read more of this article

First Full Moon On Christmas Since 1977

First Full Moon On Christmas Since 1977

As Santa made his way across the world he was helped by the light of a full moon early this morning [Dec 25], which is actually the first full moon to fall on Christmas Day since 1977, and according to astronomers there will not be another full moon on Christmas Day until 2034.EarthSky report, “The December 25, 2015 full moon is the Western... Read more of this article

Photos: Lightning Bolts & Clouds In The East End

Photos: Lightning Bolts & Clouds In The East End

Bolts of lightning could be seen over parts of Bermuda this evening [Oct 13], with these photos captured off the east end of the island at around 9.30pm this evening. The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory which is valid through Wednesday, with their forecast for this evening saying, “possible thunder will prevail as a weak... Read more of this article

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

Photos: Calm Sunset Caps Off Hectic Weekend

After a week of storms and restoration work — with the island having the unique misfortune to be hit by two storms back to back —  the sunset glowed a deep red as it fell behind the horizon tonight [Oct 19], with the island returning to the beauty we are known for.A low lying mass of cloud could not stop the show as the sun peeked through,... Read more of this article

Photos: Lunar Eclipse Graces Bermuda Sky

Photos: Lunar Eclipse Graces Bermuda Sky

Sky gazers were treated to a relatively rare sight overnight, with a so-called “blood moon” – the result of a total lunar eclipse – gracing the sky. Occurring only twice this year, the eclipse takes its inventive name from the fact that the moon appears to take on a reddish hue as it passes through the Earth’s shadow, called... Read more of this article

Photos: Lightning Bolts, Clouds In The East End

Photos: Lightning Bolts, Clouds In The East End

For those that were up to witness it, last night [Apr 26] the sky was alive with a display of lightning that lasted until the early hours of this morning, with these photos captured off the east end of the island at approximately 3am.The clarity of the lightning display depended greatly on one’s vantage point resulting in seeing the actual lightning... Read more of this article

Photos: NASA Images Of Bermuda From Space

Photos: NASA Images Of Bermuda From Space

Bermuda is a photographic place no matter your vantage point, but the incredible pictures of the island taken from space by various NASA craft rank as some of the most unique that you’ll ever see. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA] is the American agency responsible for that nation’s space program and aerospace research. Perhaps... Read more of this article

Photos: Solar Eclipse During Morning Sunrise

Photos: Solar Eclipse During Morning Sunrise

A partial solar eclipse passed across the skies this morning [Nov 3], offering Bermudians and those around the world a chance to see the rare solar phenomenon.According to USA Today: “This eclipse was a rare ‘hybrid’ eclipse, in which some parts of the Earth see an “annular” eclipse [where the moon does not completely... Read more of this article

Slideshow: Lights & Clouds Of Evening Sunset

Slideshow: Lights & Clouds Of Evening Sunset

As the sun set this evening [Oct 17] the sky lit up with a blend of bright colours reflecting off the cloud formations. Hues of orange, red and yellow intertwined with the darker shades of the clouds to paint a temporary piece of art for those who witnessed it. Related StoriesFirst Full Moon On Christmas Since 1977 Photos: NASA Images... Read more of this article

Photos: The Sunset Before The Storm

Photos: The Sunset Before The Storm

Tropical Storm Leslie continues to make her way towards the island, and as of 9pm this evening [Sept 9] is 220 miles south-east of Bermuda, and moving towards the north at 8mph with maximum sustained winds near 65mph [100km/h].The Bermuda Weather Service said Leslie’s closest point of approach is forecast to be 142 nautical miles to the east... Read more of this article

Photos: Lightning Lights Up The Night Sky

Photos: Lightning Lights Up The Night Sky

The Bermuda Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Advisory for last night [Aug 22], and locals were greeted with a heavy rain downpour, thunderstorm and lightning.These photos were taken off the east end of Bermuda at approximately 9pm last night, showing the lightning storm visible in the night sky. Click to enlarge photos: #gallery-6 { margin:... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Lightning Strikes Off East End

Photos/Video: Lightning Strikes Off East End

[Updated with video] Numerous bolts of lightning could be seen over many parts of Bermuda this evening [July 23], with a frontal boundary lingering across Bermuda, causing showers and thunderstorms tonight. The photos and video below were taken between 8.30pm and 9.10pm this evening from a location in St David’s pointing in a southerly direction. A... Read more of this article

Photos: Lunar Eclipse Creates Reddish Moon

Photos: Lunar Eclipse Creates Reddish Moon

The planets aligned early this morning [Dec 21] to create the first total lunar eclipse for nearly 3 years. Despite cool temperatures across the island [56°F], a storm warning in effect, and cloudy skies – the lunar eclipse was still fairly visible across Bermuda. The photo below, taken at 4:10am from the east end of Bermuda, shows the reddish... Read more of this article