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NASA to provide live coverage of solar eclipse

NASA to provide live coverage of solar eclipse
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First Published: Thu, Jul 31 2008. 01 10 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Jul 31 2008. 01 10 PM IST
By PTI
New York: The solar eclipse, which is to take place tomorrow, can be seen by viewers around the world, including India, as NASA, the US space agency has made arrangements to telecast live images of the rare celestial event.
NASA in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Centre, San Francisco, and the University of California at Berkeley, will transmit coverage of the total eclipse in a live streaming webcast.
NASA TV will cover the eclipse, to be visible in parts of Canada, northern Greenland, the Arctic, central Russia, Mongolia and China, from 1530 IST to 1745 IST.
The coverage will originate from China, considered one of the best observation locations because of the weather conditions there.NASA coverage will feature views from telescopes and a live educational show during the eclipse.
Viewers across the globe can see the eclipse as it happens on NASA TV and by logging on to www.nasa.gov.
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First Published: Thu, Jul 31 2008. 01 10 PM IST