Eclipse From Space: See the Moon’s Shadow Race Across Earth

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The moon's umbra — its shadow — is seen over Earth during the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017.
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The umbra of the moon — its shadow — is seen over Earth during the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017.
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The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 from Ross Lake, Northern Cascades National Park, Washington. Onboard as part of Expedition 52 are: NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer, and Randy Bresnik; Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy; and ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli.
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This NASA composite image, made from seven frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming.
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The moon is seen covering the Sun in this image taken in ultraviolet light on Aug. 21, 2017.
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The moon is seen covering the Sun in this image taken in ultraviolet light on Aug. 21, 2017.
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This NASA composite image of eleven exposures shows the progression of a total solar eclipse at Madras High School on Aug. 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.
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The progression of a partial solar eclipse over Ross Lake, in Northern Cascades National Park, Washington is seen in this NASA composite image on Aug. 21, 2017.
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This NASA composite image shows the progression of a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.
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Moon-shaped light spots is seen on a Johnson Space Center employee's arm during the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse in Houston, Texas.
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The solar eclipse is seen at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, on Aug. 21, 2017.
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