Rare Antarctic total solar eclipse to shed light on space weather

An Antartic solar exclipse seen in 2015

A rarely seen total eclipse of the Sun in Antarctica on December 4 is drawing the attention of an international partnership of scientists who hope to learn more about the effects of such eclipses on space weather. The eclipse begins at 0700 GMT and can only be seen in Antarctica, with the path of totality running across the Ronne ice shelf and Ellsworth land.

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Category: Science

Tags: Sun, British Antarctic Survey, Antarctic, ECLIPSE

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