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Solar eclipse spotted from air and space

A total solar eclipse is a rare and thrilling sight, but seeing it from a height makes it even more exotic. Check out the view from Japan’s Himawari 8 weather satellite, stationed more than 22,000 miles above the Pacific Ocean in … Continue reading

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Watch an eclipse online – and get set for 2017

This week’s total solar eclipse is a bad-news, good-news, even-better-news situation for skywatchers in the United States. Solar eclipses are must-see astronomical events that occur when the moon is positioned just right to block the sun’s disk, as seen from Earth. … Continue reading

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