NASA Will Chase the Upcoming Solar Eclipse Using Telescopes Mounted on Jets

Observed from the ground, the total solar eclipse happening on August 21, when the Moon completely blocks your view of the Sun, will be visible for up to 160 seconds. It will be a fleeting glimpse of a rare phenomenon, which is why NASA plans to chase the Moon’s shadow using a pair of jets. Read More >>

Earth Looks Bruised in the Shadow of the Eclipse

We normally observe solar eclipses from our perspective here on the surface — or even from an airplane — but this image from NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory shows this week’s total solar eclipse from a rather unique vantage point. Read More >>