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International Space Station photobombs solar eclipse

International Space Station photobombs solar eclipse”

If you miss this year's total solar eclipse, the next one to cross the United States will be in April 2024, but it will only cross over the eastern portion of the country.

Millions of people across the country were looking up and taking in Monday's remarkable solar eclipse.

It wasn't just the moon getting in the way of the sun on Monday. If you see the eclipse, it means you're in the path of the moon's shadow as it crosses the planet.

He also snapped this remarkable picture of the moon passing in front of the sun "at the point of the maximum of the partial solar eclipse" in Wyoming.

"Voila! The #Eclipse2017 shadow from the ISS, no words needed" he tweeted alongside the incredible images.

NASA has released a series of images taken by Italian astronaut Paolo Nespoli showing the view of the eclipse from the International Space Station.

Starting off the coast of OR and leaving U.S. shores in SC, the celestial phenomenon enveloped 14 states in complete darkness for about two minutes, and left many others partially veiled. Although we don't think those are proper eclipse glasses.

The blip of the space station, moves from right to left diagonally down away from the encroaching dark circle of the moon, which in the midst of a partial solar eclipse.



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