ScienceCast 167: Sunset Solar Eclipse

published 6 years ago

Sunset so re clips presented by science at NASA. Sunsets are always pretty one sunset this month could be out of this world. On Thursday October 23 the setting sun across eastern parts of the United States will be read beautiful and crescent shaped. It's a partial solar eclipse explains longtime NASA eclipse experts protest Banak. The new moon is going to take a bite out of the sun. A total eclipse is when the moon passes directly in front of the sun. Simply hiding the solar desk and allowing the sun's ghostly corona to spring into view. A partial eclipse is when the moon passes in front of the sun off center with a fraction of the brake disk remaining uncovered. The partially glimpse of October 23 will be visible from all of the United States except Hawaii and New England. Coverage ranges from 12 percent in Florida ...

more episodes from NASA ScienceCasts