VIDEO REPORT: See the shadow of the moon on the surface of the Earth from the ISS

As the Moon came between the Earth and the Sun, causing a rare solar eclipse, International Space Station astronaut Don Pettit captured imagery of the shadow cast on Earth on May 20th, 2012.

Solar eclipse as seen from the ISS on 29 March 2006

Using filters that only pass light when excited hydrogen atoms change state, pro photographer Cory Poole stacked 700 frames to uncover prominences and other disturbances of the Sun’s chromosphere. Learn how he did it at

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