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400 - Anatomy of a Solar Eclipse - NaturPhilosophie
Orbiting Spheres Right on cue, day turned into a sudden eerie twilight as a great swathe of the Earth's surface quickly plunged into transient darkness. The magic number is 400. For many observers, weather conditions were far from ideal. Clouds obscured the much awaited spectacle of the 2015 eclipse. Thankfully, alternatives were available to astronomers keen not to miss the big event...