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Out Of This World: Imagery From The Total Solar Eclipse Across America

22 Aug 2017, 10:14 am

Follow the Moon’s Shadow across the Northern Hemisphere

Follow the shadow of the moon as it moves West to East across the Northern Hemisphere in this geocolor animation from NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite!


Watch the Moon’s Shadow Move from Coast to Coast

Watch the moon’s shadow move from coast to coast in this latest geocolor animation from GOES-16! The loop begins at 12:27 pm (eastern) and ends at 2:52 pm Monday. This animation comes to us courtesy of GOES-16’s Advanced Baseline Imager, which can capture an image of the continental United States every 5 minutes!


The Moon’s Shadow Moves East of the Mississippi

The Moon's Shadow Moves East of the Mississippi

Continuing on its way toward the Atlantic, the center of the moon’s shadow is now east of the Mississippi River! This image comes to us courtesy of GOES-16’s Advanced Baseline Imager, which can take a full-disk image of the Earth like this one every 15 minutes!


The Full-Disk Geocolor Image from GOES-16!

The Full-Disk Geocolor Image from GOES-16!

This full-disk geocolor image from GOES-16 shows the shadow of the move covering a large portion of the northwestern U.S. earlier today, August 21, 2017.


The Shadow’s March Continues!

As seen in this geocolor animation from NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite, the shadow of the moon has moved further inland from the Pacific and now covers a large portion of the northwestern U.S.


Moon’s Shadow Makes Landfall over the Pacific Northwest

Moon's Shadow Makes Landfall over the Pacific Northwest

The shadow the moon blots out the Pacific Northwest in this GOES-16 geocolor image of the 2017 Solar Eclipse.


The Moon’s Shadow Darkens the West Coast

Watch as the moon’s shadow begins to darken the West Coast in this first GOES-16 geocolor animation of #Eclipse2017! NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite was looking down from its orbit 23,000 miles above the Earth, tracking the moon’s shadow across the United States.


Here it comes!

The moon’s shadow approaches the West Coast of the United Stated in this GOES-16 geocolor animation from earlier Monday, August 21, 2017.

From NOAA

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels

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