Total solar eclipse shadow crossing northeastern Australia and the South Pacific Ocean

November 13th, 2012
MTSAT-1R 0.7 µm visible channel images

MTSAT-1R 0.7 µm visible channel images

The shadow from a total solar eclipse could be seen moving east-southeastward across northeastern Australia and the adjacent waters of the South Pacific Ocean on Japanese MTSAT-1R 0.7 µm visible channel images (above).

The solar eclipse shadow was also evident on a visible image from the Korean COMS-1 satellite (below).

COMS-1 visible channel image

COMS-1 visible channel image

As the eclipse shadow continued to move eastward, it was seen on a US NOAA GOES-15 0.63 µm visible channel image (below).

GOES-15 0.63 µm visible channel image

GOES-15 0.63 µm visible channel image

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