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NASA share SDO total solar eclipse perspective: August for the "Dayton Eclipse" warm up

via:博客园     time:2017/5/27 15:00:24     readed:1037

On August 21, people from the South Carolina coast to the Oregon area will enjoy a wonderful total solar eclipse. Because of the unique location of the United States, this total solar eclipse is also known as "Great American Eclipse" (Great American Eclipse), and even some people have been planning an early astronomical wonders of the trip. As for the rest of the world, it is also regrettable that NASA has just released a new perspective on the total solar eclipse of space.


August 2017 & ldquo; Great America and Japan total food & rdquo; path (via NASA)

On May 25th, the NASA Sun Power Observatory (SDO) captured the moon before the earth blocked the scene of the sun. The SDO is located on the synchronous orbit of 22,000 miles + (35,400 km +) from the Earth, fixed above the state of New Mexico.


SDO shooting to the solar eclipse perspective

SDO daily, that is, continuous monitoring of the sun's latest state. But with the American people will be in August to understand the total solar eclipse different, SDO can only see part of the perspective (about blocking the sun's 89%), but this does not affect the NASA drying out a funny GIF animation.

[Compiled from:TheVerge]

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