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Darkness at Noon

Mirskoy : Russia | Dec 26, 2008 at 12:13 PM PST
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Solar eclipse, Aug. 11, 1999, seen from the Mir space station. An eclipse appears total only while you're directly in the moon's shadow. Normally the darkness lasts only a few minutes … but in 1973 a Concorde supersonic jet managed to stay in the shade for 74 minutes.

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Darkness at Noon
Solar eclipse, Aug. 11, 1999, seen from the Mir space station. An eclipse appears total only while you're directly in the moon's shadow. Normally the darkness lasts only a few minutes ... but in 1973 a Concorde supersonic jet managed to stay in the shade for 74 minutes.
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  • Solar eclipse, Aug. 11, 1999, seen from the Mir space station.
An eclipse appears total only while you're directly in the moon's shadow. Normally the darkness lasts only a few minutes … but in 1973 a Concorde supersonic jet managed to stay in the shade for 74 minutes.
 

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