NASA's Terra Satellite Captures An Arctic Eclipse.

Image Credit: NASA

NASA's Terra satellite was manoeuvring past the eastern tip of Siberia and across the Arctic Ocean towards northern Norway and northwest Russia, when it captured this unique view of a total solar eclipse on August 1 2008.
The shadow of the eclipse moved southeast across the surface of the Earth, At the same time as the satellite crossed the Arctic, with its path nearly perpendicular to that of the eclipse. The sun was completely obscured for about two minutes.

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