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Have You Ever Seen An Eclipse From Space? Check It Out

Have You Ever Seen An Eclipse From Space? Check It Out

On June 21, 2020 an annular solar eclipse passed over parts of Asia and Africa. Eclipses happen when the Moon lines up just right between the Sun and Earth, allowing it to block out part or all of the Sun’s bright face and cast a shadow on Earth. 

Have You Ever Seen An Eclipse From Space? Check It Out

On that day, the International Space Station was orbiting over Kazakhstan and into China when this picture of the solar eclipse shadowing a portion of the Asian continent was captured by an external high definition camera. In the left foreground, is the H-II Transfer Vehicle-9 from Japan.

Have You Ever Seen An Eclipse From Space? Check It Out

Here is another angle as seen from the orbital lab. In the left foreground, is the Progress 74 resupply ship from Russia.

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