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A Different View of the Sun August 7, 2008

Posted by jtintle in Space Fotos, Sun.
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This photo shows a view of the sun from Baja California during an eclipse on July 11, 1991, with the moon sliding in front of the sun.

On Aug. 1, 2008 a total solar eclipse was visible in parts of Canada, northern Greenland, the Arctic, central Russia, Mongolia and China. The eclipse swept across Earth in a narrow path that began in Canada’s northern territory of Nunavut and ended in northern China’s Silk Road region. Unfortunately, the eclipse was not visible in most of North America.

For more information on the latest eclipse, visit www.nasa.gov/eclipse.

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