In August 2017, it seemed like all Americans could talk about was the total solar eclipse, which was the first to pass over mainland U.S. since 1918. Whether from an airplane, outer space, or on land, everyone had a story to tell about viewing the incredible phenomenon. And now, it appears as though more people than you may think actually saw the eclipse.
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People traveled far and wide to view the 2017 total solar eclipse in person, an incredible phenomenon that was last visible...
The total eclipse that spanned across the United States on August 21, 2017 was a spectacular sight.
By now you may think you've seen every possible vantage point of the 2017 total eclipse that passed over portions of the United States on August 21, 2017. From amateur shots to incredible NASA eclipse photos, we can't get enough of this incredible phenomenon—the first in 99 years. But Liem Bahneman, a self-proclaimed “armchair aeroscience geek” has a new spin on the eclipse thanks to a balloon.
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