Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Hinode Shares Hi-Res Eclipse View - UNIVERSE
As millions of Americans watched the total solar eclipse that crossed the contiguous United States on Aug. 21, 2017, the international Hinode solar observation satellite captured its own images of the awe-inspiring natural phenomenon as it orbited the planet.
Hinode is a joint endeavor by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, the European Space Agency, the United Kingdom Space Agency and NASA.
Image credit: JAXA/NASA/SAO/NAOJhttps://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hinode/hinode-shares-hi-res-eclipse-view.html