What NASA Can Learn From the March 9 Eclipse

imageOn Wednesday, March 9, those lucky enough to find themselves within a few hundred miles of Indonesia will be treated to a total solar eclipse, a relatively rare space event in which the moon completely blocks out the sun during its transit. Beautiful in their own right, total solar eclipses also provide a great opportunity to study the Sun in ways that are only possible when the moon is in the way. Although the Sun will be almost totally obscured by the moon, the Sun’s atmosphere, or corona, will still be visible as a ring around the moon, and this is what’s got space scientists at NASA all fired up about next week’s eclipse. Read More



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