Stellar Eclipse

  • Illustration of binary star system which produces the longest lasting eclipses known. (Jeremy Teaford / Vanderbilt University)

    Longest-lasting stellar eclipse discovered

    Astronomers have discovered an unnamed pair of stars that sets a new record for both the longest duration stellar eclipse (3.5 years) and longest period between eclipses (69 years) in a binary system. Read More

    Feb 17, 2016