Sunday, July 23, 2017

Get hyped for this year’s total solar eclipse by watching a partial one seen from space

Get hyped for this year’s total solar eclipse by watching a partial one seen from space:

On August 21st, the United States will have an epic front row seat to a total solar eclipse — one that can be seen from the coasts of South Carolina to Oregon. Because of the country’s unique vantage point, the event has been appropriately named the Great American Eclipse, and people have already solidified their travel plans so that they can get the best view of the astronomical phenomenon. Of course, we still have some time to go before the event takes place, so if you need an eclipse fix in the meantime, NASA has something just for you: a partial eclipse seen from space.

Seen by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory — tasked with staring at the Sun every day
NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory — tasked with staring at the Sun every day —...

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