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Photos of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

On August 21, 2017, all of North America was treated to an eclipse of the sun. Viewers around the world can now see a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station – each offering a unique vantage point for the celestial event.

Check out some of the most amazing photos of the solar eclipse here:

Total Solar Eclipse Above Madras, Oregon

Total solar eclipse as captured from Madras, Oregon

A total solar eclipse is seen on Monday, August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.

Photo Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

Can You Spot The ISS In This Photo?

ISS visible during the solar eclipse - captured near Banner, Wyoming

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. Onboard as part of Expedition 52 are: NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer, and Randy Bresnik; Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy; and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.

ISS visible during the solar eclipse - captured near Banner, Wyoming

Composite photo of the ISS passing by.

Photo credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky

Partial Solar Eclipse

Partial solar eclipse photo - taken near Banner, Wyoming

The Moon is seen passing in front of the Sun at the point of the maximum of the partial solar eclipse near Banner, Wyoming on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.

Photo Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky

Other Solar Eclipse Photos

These photos were shared on the NASA Flickr Eclipse Site

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Safe Solar Viewer by © Heather Bamper

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Enjoying #Eclipse2017 at HMS! © Renea Allen

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Tennessee Totality © Clifford Swoape

Solar eclipse photo - 2017
© Brian Doore






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