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An EPIC Eclipse

While residents of the Western Pacific looked up to observe a total eclipse of the Sun, the DSCOVR satellite looked down from space and captured the shadow of the Moon marching across Earth’s sunlit face.


NASA image courtesy of the DSCOVR EPIC team. NASA Earth Observatory animation by Joshua Stevens. Caption by Mike Carlowicz.

Published March 11, 2016
Data acquired March 9, 2016

Source:
DSCOVR > EPIC
Collection:
Earth from Afar