A New View of August's Total Solar Eclipse

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During the August 21, 2017 total solar eclipse, scientists will use the Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite (DSCOVR), along with measurements taken from within the moon's shadow on the ground, to test a new model of Earth's energy budget. Music: Dawn Drone by Juan Jose Alba Gomez [SGAE] Complete transcript available.This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12669Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Kathryn Mersmann