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Why NASA is chasing the total solar eclipse with jets

NASA is preparing to study the total solar eclipse on Monday, 21 August, by chasing the path of totality with jet planes. By doing so, the space agency should be able to capture the clearest ever image of the sun’s outer atmosphere—its corona. The corona is like a fiery shell of plasma that...
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