Solar eclipse 2017: The pictures you have to see – BBC News

Solar eclipse 2017: The pictures you have to see – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption A composite image of what the total eclipse looked like from the Lowell Observatory in Madras, Oregon Americans gazed upwards in their millions on Monday, as a total eclipse swept the country. It was the first such eclipse to go from the west to east coasts of the US in […]

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse – EarthSky

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse – EarthSky

<!– googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘post_link_unit’); }); –> ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli took this picture during the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse of the sun, from the International Space Station. It’s the moon’s shadow, sweeping across Earth. Those in the shadow’s path saw the total solar eclipse. Many outside the shadow’s path saw a partial eclipse. […]

Eclipse thrills, inspires viewers to admire the precision of creation – Crux: Covering all things Catholic

HOPKINSVILLE, Kentucky — Science teacher Jane Irwin isn’t often left without words, but the total solar eclipse left her in a quiet, reflective mood. “Awesome. God’s amazing,” was the best she could muster after the sun reappeared from behind the moon after totality August 21. “I’ve got to synthesize this myself,” she said minutes after […]

The great American eclipse is finally here – Washington Post

The great American eclipse is finally here – Washington Post

America woke up Monday ready to turn its eyes to the sky. The day of the Great American Eclipse had finally arrived. But even as celestial bodies moved to align in the sky, terrestrial-bound bodies were scurrying in a mad last-minute scramble for the best vantage points to witness it. Procrastinators dashed from store to […]

Tips for Safe Eclipse Viewing…from Someone Who Learned the Hard Way – Space.com

Rod Pyle is a space historian who has worked with NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Johnson Space Center. He has written 10 books on the history and technology of space exploration and science, including “Mars: Making Contact” (Carlton Books, 2016), “Blueprint for a Battlestar” (Sterling Publishing, 2016) and “Amazing Stories of […]

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