Preview the Total Solar Eclipse With NOAA's Science on a Sphere

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Hunter's Moon during a Lunar Eclipse

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


For a few minutes on August 21, the sun will disappear behind the moon in a total solar eclipse visible from a streak of locations across the United States. Now, for those who cannot view the eclipse from its "path of totality," or even for those who just want to preview the live event, NOAA has released two new eclipse datasets for the illuminated Science on a Sphere -- one created by NOAA's SOS team (led by CIRES' Beth Russel) the other by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

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