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Satellites Snap Solar Eclipse Pictures From Space

The European Space Agency's Proba-2 space weather satellite observed the annular solar eclipse on May 20, 2012. The event was used to assess the intensity of stormy "active regions" across the sun's face and to check the performance of Proba-2'

Solar eclipse photos from space

May 22, 2012

Spectators on Earth weren't the only ones to spot an impressive solar eclipse May 20. Two satellites managed to snap amazing images and videos of the solar eclipse from space.