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What Creates a Total Solar Eclipse?
From YouTube, produced by TED education
How can the shadow of the tiny moon eclipse the sight of the gargantuan sun? By sheer coincidence, the disc of the sun is 400 times larger than the disc of the moon, but it's 390 times farther from Earth -- which means that when they align just right... [more]
August 19, 2017 at 12:04 PM
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Solar Eclipse 101 | National Geographic
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A total solar eclipse happens somewhere on Earth once every year or two. What is an eclipse? Learn more about how solar eclipses happen, the four types of eclipses, and how to view the Sun safely if you're within the path of totality. (04:57)
August 20, 2017 at 11:12 AM
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The Great American Solar Eclipse
From YouTube, produced by CBS Sunday Morning
It's been referred to as "the Super Bowl of the Sky" - the total solar eclipse on August 21st that will allow people across the continental United States to witness a rare and spectacular celestial event. Made in Memphis - solar eclipse glasses. Mart... [more]
August 20, 2017 at 11:33 AM
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Solar Eclipse 101
From YouTube, produced by American Museum of Natural History
On August 21, 2017, the long-anticipated total solar eclipse will darken the skies from Oregon to South Carolina as the Moon passes between the Earth and Sun. The last time the contiguous United States saw a total solar eclipse was in 1979, and the n... [more]
August 20, 2017 at 11:09 AM
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Total Solar Eclipse Animation
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
Solar eclipses result from the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. Total solar eclipses — in which the Sun is completely blocked by the Moon — are a spectacular and rare sight to witness. In this animation adapted from NOVA, see why solar eclipses... [more]
September 5, 2010 at 09:56 PM
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Eclipses: Crash Course Astronomy #5
From YouTube, produced by CrashCourse
The big question in the comments last week was, "BUT WHAT ABOUT ECLIPSES?" Today, Phil breaks 'em down for you. (10:31)
August 20, 2017 at 09:53 AM
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What Will Happen During the Solar Eclipse?
From YouTube, produced by SciShow Kids
There's an Eclipse coming on August 21st, and Jessi and Squeaks are PUMPED! Today, they'll show you where in the world you'll be able to see the eclipse, what happens during an eclipse, and tell you how you can watch the eclipse safely! (04:02) .
August 20, 2017 at 11:28 AM
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A Total Solar Eclipse In Varanasi
From YouTube, produced by BBC
In this spell-binding professionally-made video, Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most stunning locations on Earth to describe how the laws of nature have carved natural wonders across the Solar System. (03:11)
February 3, 2011 at 07:56 AM
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How to Safely Watch a Solar Eclipse
From YouTube, produced by NASA Goddard
It is never safe to look directly at the sun's rays - even if the sun is partly obscured. When watching a partial eclipse you must wear eclipse glasses at all times if you want to face the sun, or use an alternate indirect method. This also applies d... [more]
August 4, 2017 at 03:31 PM
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Solar Eclipses
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by NASA
Every now and then, the Sun, Earth, and Moon align so that, when viewed from the Earth, the Moon eclipses the Sun's light. Solar eclipses are fairly common -- the Moon will block out some portion of the Sun at least twice a year. However, it is still... [more]
September 5, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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