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Eclipse 2017 Umbra Viewed from Orbit

As millions of people across the United States experienced a total eclipse as the umbra, or moon's shadow passed over them, only six people witnessed the umbra from space.

Terra Sees Shadows of Solar Eclipse

During the morning of March 20, 2015, a total solar eclipse was visible from parts of Europe, and a partial solar eclipse from northern Africa and northern Asia.

As Europe enjoyed a partial solar eclipse on the morning of Friday 20 March 2015, ESA's Sun-watching Proba-2 minisatellite had a ringside seat from orbit

During the late afternoon of Oct. 23, 2014, a partial solar eclipse will be visible from much of North America before sundown. Partial eclipses occur when the moon blocks part of the sun from view.

MESSENGER's View of Lunar Eclipse

As millions of people observed the total lunar eclipse on October 8, MESSENGER was also watching.

Twice a year, around March and around September, I get to see Earth moving in between my telescopes and the Sun. Everyday for the next three weeks Earth will eclipse the Sun.

Total Lunar Eclipse

The United States was in a prime orbital position and time of day to view the eclipse on April 15, 2014.

When people in North America look up at the sky in the early morning hours of April 15, they can expect the moon to look a little different.

Tomorrow's Total Solar Eclipse

Tomorrow's total solar eclipse will only be visible in its entirety to ground-based observers watching from northern Australia, but ESA's Sun-watching Proba-2 satellite will have a ringside seat from its orbit around Earth.

This is one of a series of photos taken by Expedition 31 Flight Engineer Don Pettit aboard the International Space Station, at the time located over the Western Pacific, showing a shadow of the moon created by the May 20 solar eclipse, as the shadow spreads across cloud cover on Earth.

Total Lunar Eclipse brings SkySafari to Android

"The iOS versions of SkySafari have been downloaded more than 900,000 times from the iTunes Store. SkySafari has won multiple awards, including a MacWorld 2010 Best-of-Show, Sky & Telescope Magazine's Hot Product award for 2012, and an endorsement by Astronomers Without Borders. SkySafari is the only mobile astronomy app which can correctly reproduce this December's total lunar eclipse, or any other. SkySafari's Plus and Pro versions have the largest database of any mobile astronomy app, and are the only ones which can control backyard telescopes."

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