. In Case You Missed It – Total Solar Eclipse Brings Darkness to Antarctic Summer « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC – Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Saturday. The Earth’s southernmost continent experiences continual daylight from mid-October until early April, but the eclipse brought a few minutes of total darkness. NASA said the period of totality began at 2:44 a.m. ET.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the sun and Earth, casting a shadow on Earth, fully or partially blocking the sun’s light in some areas. For a total eclipse to take place the sun, moon, and Earth must be in a direct line. The only place that this total eclipse could be seen was Antarctica.

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