Science and Exploration

2017 Total Solar Eclipse

By Keith Cowing
Press Release
August 21, 2017
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2017 Total Solar Eclipse
2017 Total Solar Eclipse
NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

A total solar eclipse is seen on Monday, August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon.
A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.

Photo Credit: (NASA/Aubrey Gemignani) Larger image

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