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Solar Eclipse Seen by Suomi NPP Satellite

Solar Eclipse Seen by Suomi NPP Satellite

This image taken by the Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument shows the shadow on the face of the earth from the passing of a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. This black and white image using a single high resolution channel gives a clear view of the eclipse's boundaries.Please visit the NESDIS website for other views of the eclipse.

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Courtesy of NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory

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