Eclipse looms of the midnight sun

Astronomers were looking forward to an unusual eclipse of the midnight sun next week that was expected to be seen over wide areas of central and northern Norway. The eclipse was due to start over the Sunnmøre area from around 11pm Tuesday night, May 31st, and continue for around two hours over Trøndelag and northern […]

‘Super moon’ illuminates Oslo

An unusually large moon was hanging over Oslo’s rooftops on Saturday night, marking the biggest full moon since 1983 and spurring scores of people to head for a cold night out to get an undisturbed view of the unusual lunar phenomenon.  The so-called “Super Moon” appeared bigger than usual because it was just 577 kilometers […]