IfA Astronomer Shadia Rifai Habbal and her eclipse team, the Solar Wind Sherpas, are busy testing equipment for the Dec. 4 eclipse, before they depart Hawaiʻi for Antarctica on November 22 and 24.
The next total solar eclipse is December 4, but there’s no easy way to view it because totality will be over Antarctica! IfA Astronomer Shadia Habbal has partnered with local company Atlantis Cruises, to test their equipment on its vessel, the Majestic.
A unique solar magnetic eruption observed during the 2020 total solar eclipse from Argentina
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded an assistant astronomer at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Institute for Astronomy one of its most prestigious awards for junior faculty.