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Shimmerings
Enchanted Learning® Photoblog      Posted August 25, 2017   12:31 am

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First Contact in a Total Solar Eclipse
 
First Contact in a Total Solar Eclipse

First contact in a solar eclipse is the moment the moon first goes in front of part of the sun's disk.

In this picture from the 2017 total solar eclipse, look at the little nibble in the sun at the upper right!

21 August 2017 4:05 pm UTC
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Date taken: August 21, 2017
Place taken: Corvallis, OR, USA
Mitchell Spector
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