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Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, America will fall under the path of a total solar eclipse. The so-called Great American Total Solar Eclipse will darken skies all the way from Oregon to South Carolina, along a stretch of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide. People who descend upon this "path of totality" for the big event are in for an unforgettable experience.


Solar eclipse on 8/21/2017 captured by SNPP VIIRS/DNB at ~2:30pm over Tennessee - Image 1

Solar eclipse on 8/21/2017 captured by SNPP VIIRS/DNB at ~2:30pm over Tennessee - Image 2


image: Image acquired by VIIRS