An EPIC View of the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

  • Released Tuesday, August 22, 2017

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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This page was originally published on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:47 PM EDT.


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