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Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - Photo Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
Total Solar Eclipse 2017 - Photo Credit: 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

ISS transits the Sun - Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

ISS transits the Sun – Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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 (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli.

Photo Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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