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2016 Total Solar Eclipse March 8, 2016 Promo (Clip)
Date: January 3, 2016
Running Time: 00:00:45

On March 8, 2016, the Exploratorium will present a live webcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Watch it here, or join us at the Exploratorium for a free live program. Our webcast team will travel to the coral island of Woleai, in the Pacific Ocean 500 miles north of New Guinea, to bring you this astronomical event. Few people will see the total eclipse with their own eyes, because the “path of totality”—the area on Earth where you can view the moon fully covering the sun—is only 100 miles wide. Most of it will pass over vast, landless ocean. The Exploratorium has been bringing eclipses to a wider audience via live broadcasts since 1998, and we'll be onsite again to capture and transmit this one.
Since 1998, the Exploratorium has brought live coverage of total eclipses to audiences worldwide. Watch our archived webcasts of these awe-inspiring events.

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2016 Total Solar Eclipse: Live from Micronesia (Webcast)
3/8/2016   Time: 5:00 PM PST
Join the Exploratorium to watch our live broadcast of the total solar eclipse happening in Mic ...
 
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2016 Total Solar Eclipse: Telescope-Only (Webcast)
3/8/2016   Time: TBA
The Exploratorium will present a real-time webcast of the total solar eclipse in Micronesia. Wa ...

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2016 Total Solar Eclipse: Live from Micronesia (Webcast)
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