Solar Eclipse of 20 March 2015

On 20 March 2015, Europe experienced a partial solar eclipse from 07:41 UTC to 11:50 UTC. A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes betweeen the sun and the Earth, thus blocking sunlight. Our Meteosat-10 satelli ...

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A worldwide atmospheric glow

Airglow looks similar to the aurorae, but can be seen all over the world. Light from cities and towns often prevents us from seeing features in the night sky, which is never completely dark. As well as escaping light ...

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Europe-wide effort to monitor air pollution

The quality of the air around us makes a big difference to our lives - even if it is not immediately obvious. Bad quality air can make your eyes itchy or sore, or give you a cough. For people with certain heart and lung ...

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