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be in eclipse

To be dwindling in success or popularity. Sure, that author was big 10 years ago, but her career is in eclipse now, and I doubt her new book will be a big seller.
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in eclipse

Dwindling in success, popularity, or relevance. (Typically used in slightly more formal language.) Sure, that author was big 10 years ago, but her career is in eclipse now, and I doubt her new book will be a big seller.
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in eclipse

FORMAL
If something is in eclipse, it is much less successful and important than it used to be. The Socialist party, which has spent most of the past 21 years in government, is now in eclipse. Since then, his career has been mostly in eclipse. Note: An eclipse of the sun is an occasion when the moon is between the earth and the sun, so that for a short time you cannot see part or all of the sun. An eclipse of the moon is an occasion when the earth is between the sun and the moon, so that for a short time you cannot see part or all of the moon because it is covered by the shadow of the earth.
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in eclipse

1 (of a celestial object) obscured by another or the shadow of another. 2 losing or having lost significance, power, or prominence.
2 1991 Atlantic Within a decade of his death…he was in eclipse: not written about, undiscussed, forgotten in architecture schools.
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If you want to check what the eclipse will look like from where you live, (http://ibtimes.
The duration of the Penumbral Eclipse is likely to be three hours and 59 minutes according to the calculations.
Cardiff University astronomer Dr Rhodri Evans said you'd have to travel to Svalbard - a collection of Norwegian islands - to see a total eclipse on March 20.
With the day and night difference, people in the world would see the eclipse at different times.
At the height of the eclipse, the sun will seem to have a small bite taken out of it,'' said Griffith Observatory Astronomer John Mosley.
the researchers found a pattern of lunar-eclipse dates that fits the date of one solar eclipse but not the other.
The Eclipse Foundation is a not-for-profit, member supported corporation that hosts the Eclipse projects.
Perhaps the most unique eclipse viewing party will take place on an airplane.
The eclipse will begin gradually and the lower left edge of the moon will darken noticeably around 6:30 p.
Astronomers can't completel decide what it is that eclipses the bright primary star of Epsilon Aurigae.
The Eclipse aSBC is specifically designed to address the challenges of the access edge by combining traditional session-border-control functionality with comprehensive security features and management tools.
Live Pictures: Lunar Eclipse on June 15, 2011 5: 56am
Californians will have a unique chance Sunday evening to see Comet Hale-Bopp and a near total lunar eclipse at the same time.