An EPIC View of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

  • Released Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:47PM

NASA's Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) tracked the path of the total solar eclipse across North America on Aug. 21, 2017.

On board NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), EPIC collected these natural color images. Scientists set the instrument to gather images more frequently than usual to study this eclipse.

Learn more about how EPIC contributed to research conducted during the 2017 total solar eclipse.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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