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Encroaching Moon

SHADOW of the moon reduces the sun to a series of increasingly narrow crescents. This optical image was made from a ground-based telescope on the island of Aruba when approximately 80 percent of the sun's disk was covered.



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Images: NASA, EXPLORATORIUM

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