Video: Total Solar Eclipse Broadcast Worldwide

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March 29, 2006—Thousands of space buffs traveled to northern Africa and central Asia to witness today's total eclipse of the sun. But NASA didn't want to leave the folks at home in the dark. In collaboration with the University of California, Berkeley, and the San Francisco science museum the Exploratorium, the U.S. space agency sent a live streaming webcast of the eclipse to desktops worldwide.

Watch a silent highlight reel of this unique event, including views of the sun's ghostly outer atmosphere, purple-tinged solar flares just visible at the edge of the moon's shadow, and the massive shadow cast on Earth as seen from the International Space Station.

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