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Solar spectacular seen from Earth and space

While ground-based observers experienced the awe-inspiring view of a total solar eclipse yesterday, astronauts aboard the International Space Station, and our Sun-watching satellites, enjoyed unique perspectives of this spectacular sight from space. To source

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Behold! The First 'Megamovie' of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The Great American Solar Eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, as seen over Madras, Oregon. Suffering through some eclipse withdrawal? A crowdsourced “megamovie” of yesterday’s epic event could cure what ails you. The Eclipse Megamovie Project released its first video yesterday (Aug. 21), showing gorgeous views of the Great American Solar Eclipse captured by about 1,500 […]

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[Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS)] Great American Eclipse on 21 August 2017: public release of images and videos taken by the "Hinode" satellite

Aug 22, 2017 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ/NINS), and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), release partial eclipse images and videos taken on August 22 (JST) with the solar observation satellite “Hinode”. The images and videos were taken on August 22, 2017 at 1:57 JST […]

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What to Do with Your Eclipse Glasses

Dean Derek (right) snaps a selfie with Barbara Solomon (second to right), Brenda Hanson (third from right) and Mike Moen (left) in Prineville, Oregon. Totality is over, the moon is back to playing second fiddle relative to the sun — and yet you still have six pairs of eclipse-viewing glasses left from the eclipse party you […]

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