Otherworldly Eclipse

solareclipseJapan’s Kaguya lunar orbiter took video of a solar eclipse while orbiting the moon on Feb. 9, 2009. It’s the first time in history that a spacecraft from Earth has captured a solar eclipse while orbiting another world.

From Kaguya’s location near the moon, the Earth moved in front of the sun to create a “diamond-ring” eclipse. The Japanese orbiter took some amazing video.

Click here to see it.

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