Stunning Photo Shows Total Solar Eclipse’s March Across Oregon Sky

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According to Live Science

This composite image shows the progression of a total solar eclipse over Madras, Oregon, on Aug. 21, 2017.

Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

A newly released composite photo of the total solar eclipse shows the entire celestial event as it unfolded over Oregon, revealing different phases of the eclipse as the moon blotted out the sun’s light.

On Monday (Aug. 21), the moon passed between Earth and the sun, creating a total solar eclipse that was visible along a narrow path that stretched across the contiguous United States, from Oregon to South Carolina.

This eye-catching composite shows the eclipse’s progression leading up to and following totality (when the moon completely blocks the sun), as viewed from Madras, Oregon. [See More Amazing Shots of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse]


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This article and images were originally posted on [Live Science] August 23, 2017 at 05:31AM

Credit to Author and Live Science





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