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SATELLITE CAPTURES SHADOW OF ECLIPSE CROSSING THE U.S.

SATELLITE CAPTURES SHADOW OF ECLIPSE CROSSING THE U.S. As millions of Americans were looking up at the total solar eclipse, the GOES-16 weather satellite was looking down at the United States. The shadow - a corridor just 60 to 70 miles (96 to 113 kilometers) wide - came ashore in Oregon and then traveled diagonally across the heartland to South Carolina, with darkness from the totality lasting only about two to three wondrous minutes in any one spot. The rest of North America was treated to a partial eclipse, as were Central American and the top of South America.   More

http://www.wcvb.com/article/satellite-captures-shadow-of-eclipse-crossing-the-u-s/12043203

(Source: - Aug 22)

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