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Eclipse of May 20-21, 2012

posted May 21, 2012, 12:37 AM by Abel Mendez   [ updated Jun 4, 2012, 8:38 PM ]
Here is the shadow over Earth near the maximum during the Annular Solar Eclipse of May 20-21, 2012. This image was generated during a color test of our Visible Daily-Earth project and was taken by the geostationary satellite MTSAT on May 21, 2012 @ 000 UTC (May 20, 2012 @ 8:00 PM EDT). Color correction was based on NASA Visible Earth datasets. Full credit of the image is PHL @ UPR Arecibo, NASA, EUMETSAT, NERC Satellite Receiving Station, University of Dundee. Click the image for a high resolution version.