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WHY AN ECLIPSE IS BETTER VIEWED FROM EARTH: AN ASTRONAUT'S PERSPECTIVE

WHY AN ECLIPSE IS BETTER VIEWED FROM EARTH: AN ASTRONAUT'S PERSPECTIVE In one day, we will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun over a large portion of the United States. This has not happened since 1979. I remember observing part of a total eclipse when I was in grade school, back in 1970. The next day, I saw a newspaper article about a girl who became blind because she watched it for several minutes without any eye protection (when the sun was not totally obscured). Her mother came into her room and caught her, and made her stop.    More



(Source: Space.com - Aug 22)

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