Picture of the day - The Total Solar Eclipse

Posted on Wednesday, March 29 2006 @ 23:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
NASA published a photo of the total solar eclipse, seen from the ISS.
The shadow of the moon falls on Earth as seen from the International Space Station, 230 miles above the planet, during a total solar eclipse at about 4:50 a.m. EST March 29. This digital photo was taken by the Expedition 12 crew, who are wrapping up a six-month mission on the ISS. Visible near the shadow are portions of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea and the coast of Turkey.

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