Jamie Carter

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Jamie Carter is an experienced science, technology, and travel journalist and the editor of WhenIsTheNextEclipse.com. A writer for over two decades, he is the author of the acclaimed book "A Stargazing Program For Beginners" and often delivers lectures when hosting eclipse-chasing expeditions. Jamie writes about exploring the night sky, solar and lunar eclipses, moon-gazing, astro-travel, astronomy, and space exploration.

• 20+ years of experience as a journalist and writer

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Latest from Jamie Carter
Total Solar Eclipse Time Lapse
Two Eclipses Are Coming to North America in the Next Few Years — Here's When and Where to See Them
lofoten islands norway arctic aurora borealis northern lights
Everything You Need to Know to See the Northern Lights in Norway
Working from home - creative home space with laptop on table
How to Work From Home and Keep Your Work-life Balance, According to a Full-time Freelancer (Video)
Northern Lights, Kirkjufell Mountain, Snaefellsnes, Iceland
How to See the Northern Lights in Iceland
Northern Lights
Here's How To See the Northern Lights (Video)
Alaska Northern Lights
How to See the Northern Lights in Alaska
The full moon, known as a super flower blood moon, is seen during its maximum lunar eclipse phase, in Sydney, Australia, on May 26, 2021.
A 'Super Blood Flower Moon' Eclipse Will Be in the Sky This Weekend — Here's When To Watch
Halley's Comet
Shooting Stars From the Famous Halley's Comet Will Rain Down on Earth This Week — How to See Them
Star Arctic Hotel
17 Hotels Where You Can See the Northern Lights Without Leaving Your Bed
A meteor of the lyrids in the sky is seen on April 22, 2020 in Schermbeck, Germany.
This Meteor Shower Hasn't Been Seen Since 1861 — and It's Happening This Week
The full moon sets behind Stonehenge on April 27, 2021 in Amesbury, England.
A Rare 'Pink Moon' Will Light Up the Sky on Saturday — How to See It
The last total solar eclipse as seen from Idaho
Everything to Know About the Next 'Great American' Solar Eclipse
Low Angle View Of Dramatic Sky During Sunset
This Is Why the Sky Turns Red, Orange, and Pink at Sunset
Our solar journey through space is carrying us through a cluster of very low density interstellar clouds. Right now the Sun is inside of a cloud (Local cloud) that is so tenuous that the interstellar gas detected by IBEX is as sparse as a handful of air stretched over a column that is hundreds of light years long. These clouds are identified by their motions, indicated in this graphic with blue arrows.
Your Cosmic Address Is the Trippiest Thing You'll Learn Today
Chilean and US scientists looking at a solar eclipse from the Union Glacier in Antarctica on December 4, 2021.
I Cruised to Antarctica to See a Solar Eclipse — and It Was the Trip of a Lifetime
The super worm equinox moon, as its known, follows Januarys super blood wolf moon and Februarys super snow moon.
There Are 4 Supermoons in 2020 — and the Second One Arrives on Monday (Video)
This is a Neolithic burial chamber in a remote part of West Wales. This is an evening shot with a full moon in view.
5 Places in Wales Locals Visit for Gorgeous Hikes, Epic Stargazing, Castles, and Rugby
Blood moon full lunar eclipse over mountain
A Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse Is Coming to North America This Week — Here's When and How to Watch
Photo illustration depicting astronauts (travelers) playing golf on the moon.
Space Tourism Is Here: Booking a Trip to the Final Frontier
Retro-inspired digital photo collages of outer space travel
The Era of Private Space Travel Has Arrived — But How Did We Get Here?
Sunset at savannah plains in Tsavo East National Park, Kenya
5 Epic Trips You Can Plan and Book Years in Advance
Rare Annular Eclipse casts erie light over New Mexico landscape, May 20, 2012
How to See June's Annular Solar Eclipse
Starry night sky at Mojave Trails National Monument
This Underrated Stretch of Route 66 Has Some of the Best Stargazing in the U.S.
Jupiter and Saturn align for the first time in 800 years.
Jupiter, Saturn, and Mercury Will Be Visible in the Night Sky During a Rare Triple Conjunction This Week