Solar Eclipse Simulation Using SOS Datasets

Image of SOS Explorer Lite interface

August 2017 total solar eclipse datasets

August 2, 2017

A preview of the upcoming total solar eclipse has also been released by the SOS team. When viewed on a flat map, the path of the total solar eclipse seems to arch, but when viewed on Science On a Sphere, the moon’s shadow draws a straight line across the planet.

Solar Eclipse Simulation (NOAA)

Solar Eclipse Simulation (NASA)

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