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Total Solar Eclipse
2008 Live from China Program (Video)
Date: August 1, 2008
Running Time: 01:13:00
On August 1, 2008, a total solar eclipse occurred as the new moon moved directly between the sun and the earth. The moon's umbral shadow fell on parts of Canada, Greenland, the Arctic Ocean, Russia, Mongolia, and China. The Exploratorium's eclipse expedition team (our fifth!) Webcast the eclipse live from the remote ... More »
A total solar eclipse is perhaps nature's most awe-inspiring event, yet few people have the chance to see one. Enter the Exploratorium, which as been webcasting live eclipse coverage worldwide since 1998. Watch our archived webcasts, and visit our eclipse website for scientific explanations, eclipse myths and legends, and more. Explore ... More »

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