NASA Spacecraft Catches Totally New Perspective of an Eclipse

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Published on March 1, 2019 - Duration: 00:55s

NASA Spacecraft Catches Totally New Perspective of an Eclipse

NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory experiences an eclipse season twice a year when it catches the Earth blocking the sun's view once a day for a few weeks.

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NASA Spacecraft Catches Totally New Perspective of an Eclipse

Skywatchers love to watch out for rare eclipses in the sky????but NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft sees an eclipse every day????at least during its eclipse season that began on Feb.

6????That’s when it captured this image of the Earth blocking the view of the sun ????In real time, the eclipse is only a flicker????Check it out in slowmo!????The SDO spacecraft eclipse season lasts about three weeks (twice a year)????It’s a part of NASA’s project to understand the sun’s magnetic field????which can have a major impact on Earth’s technological systems??

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