50 years ago, one of the longest solar eclipses on Earth darkened the sky. Here’s how it happened.

Fifty years ago, on June 30, 1973, one of the longest total solar eclipses of modern times occurred. The event made headlines around the world as few total solar eclipses in history have matched the duration of this particular event. Dr. Charles H. Smiley (1903-1977), a well-known expert in the field of solar eclipses and … Read more