12 Great Images of The Great American Eclipse That You Must See

Monday, the August 21st was not less than a big celebration in the United States as many enjoyed once in a lifetime opportunity of witnessing a solar eclipse. Passionate people from all over the world went there to experience the phenomena. While most of us was living the moment mesmerized and spellbinded, many took some truly unique images of the solar eclipse.

Well, of course not all of us are great photographers and that’s why we have space agencies. NASA and the European Space Agency were prepared to capture the eclipse as soon as it happens. They exploited their resources on the ground and in space to capture it and doing so in a remarkable fashion. Below are some of our favorite images from the great American Eclipse, that are just awesome and a must see.

total solar eclipseImage Courtesy: NASA/ Aubrey Gemignani

A total Solar eclipse seen on 21 August, 2017, above Madras, Oregon.

glimmering sunImage Courtesy: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

The moon completing the total solar eclipse on Monday.

eclipse from space stationImage Courtesy: ESA/NASA

ESA astronaut, Paolo Nespoli, currently at the ISS took this image during the solar eclipse over the United States.

from the issImage Courtesy: ESA/NASA

Another image of the eclipse by Paolo Nespoli

eclipse from the orbitImage Courtesy: NASA

This image of the great American solar eclipse was taken by the International Space Station, currently inhabited by astronauts from NASA, ESA and Roscosmos.

Eclipse as seen from Oregon by @JasmanMander follow @ifyouhigh

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proba 2 eclipseImage Courtesy: ESA

Partial solar eclipse was captured by ESA’s Proba-2 satellite from 800 km above the Earth.

solar eclipse compositeImage Courtesy: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

The image shows the progression of solar eclipse over Madras, Oregon.

International space stationImage Courtesy: NASA/Bill Ingalls

A close up view of International Space Station.

See: 30 Incredible Juno Probe Images for Space Fanatics

ISS by NASAImage Courtesy: NASA/Bill Ingalls

This is a composite image, made from four separate frames showing the International Space Station as its transits the Sun on Monday.

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Bipro Das

Biprojit has been a staff writer at RankRed since 2015. He mainly focuses on game-changing inventions but also covers general science with a particular interest in astronomy. His domain extends to mobile apps and knows a thing or two about finance. Biprojit has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Delhi, majoring in Geography.

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