More about the Exploratorium website: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality
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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Solar Eclipse:  2001 Zambia Live Program (Webcast)
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On Thursday, June 21, 2001, a total solar eclipse sped across the Southern Hemisphere. The shadow of the moon first darkened the South Atlantic about 250 miles east of the Uruguay coast. It crossed the Atlantic Ocean, traversed southern Africa and the island of Madagascar, and then vanished into the darkness as night fell over the Indian Ocean. We sent our crew to the country of Zambia to bring images of the total solar eclipse as it happened.

Project: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality | Browse All

Date: June 21, 2001
Format: Expedition
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: eclipse, sun, zambia, moon, shadows, totality


Solar Eclipse:  1999 Live fromTurkey (Webcast)
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1:00:05
On August 11, 1999, 3:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, the Exploratorium presented a live Webcast of a total solar eclipse that passed across Europe and Asia. The program included direct satellite communication with our expedition team, reporting from a crowded square in Amasya, Turkey, a town along the path of totality.

Project: Solar Eclipse: Stories from the Path of Totality | Browse All

Date: August 11, 1999
Format: Expedition
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Astronomy/Space Science

Keywords: umbra, corona, annulus, occultation, chromosphere solar prominences, solar flare


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