Great American Solar Eclipse (Image 11)
The Great American Solar Eclipse took place on Aug. 21, 2017. It was the first time in 99 years that a path of totality, about 70 miles wide, could be viewed in the U.S. from coast to coast, from Oregon to South Carolina. In Nashville, Tennessee, which was in the path of totality, at first, clouds threatened to block the amazing view.
Find out more about the solar eclipse in NSF's Solar Science Special Report. (Date image taken: Aug. 21, 2017; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Oct. 12, 2017) [Image 11 of 13 related images.]
Credit: David Flagg, NSF
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