Today we started our astronomy projects. First we have to get used to working with the SDSS interface. Everyone picked one of the Favorite Places to get a location in the sky. They then started looking for galaxies that had spectra and recording data.
- The Eclipse 2017 Umbra Viewed from Space
As millions of people across the United States experienced a total eclipse as the umbra, or moon’s shadow passed over them, only six people witnessed the umbra from space. The space station crossed the path of the eclipse three times as it orbited above the continental United States at an altitude of 250 miles.