Sun  Planets and Moons  ID: 20138

Total Solar Eclipse

On Friday, 2008 August 01, a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow coridor that traverses half the Earth. This animation shows the Moon passing between the Earth and Sun.


Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Fred Espenak (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Keywords:
SVS >> Earth
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Moon
SVS >> Solar Eclipse
NASA Science >> Sun
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons