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Solar Eclipse Seen by Suomi NPP Satellite
August 21, 2017
This image taken by the Suomi NPP satellite's VIIRS instrument shows the shadow on the face of the earth from the passing of a solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. This black and white image using a single high resolution channel gives a clear view of the eclipse's boundaries.

Please visit the NESDIS website for other views of the eclipse.

  High Resolution Image

 Courtesy of NOAA Environmental Visualization Laboratory

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