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    Astronomy. (Mar. 2019)
    Vol. 47, Issue 3. (Mar. 2019) p16. Word Count: 94. Lexile Measure: 950L.CHANCES ARE. In the 5,000-year period from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 3000, Earth will experience 11,898 solar eclipses. That's an average of 2.38 per year. These eclipses fall into four types: total, annular, partial, and... 
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    Space Daily. (Apr. 5, 2019)
    (Apr. 5, 2019)  Word Count: 402. Lexile Measure: 1260L.Byline: Staff Writers Pasadena CA (SPX) Apr 05, 2019When NASA's Curiosity Mars rover landed in 2012, it brought along eclipse glasses. The solar filters on its Mast Camera (Mastcam) allow it to stare directly at the Sun.... 
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    Space Daily. (Oct. 16, 2018)
    (Oct. 16, 2018)  Word Count: 785. Lexile Measure: 1460L.Byline: Staff Writers Annapolis, MD (SPX) Oct 15, 2018, 2018 While millions of Americans took a break from their daily routines on August 21, 2017, to witness a total solar eclipse, they might not have noticed a similar... 
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    Richard Jakiel. Astronomy. (Sept. 2018)
    Vol. 46, Issue 9. (Sept. 2018) p32+. Word Count: 2690. Lexile Measure: 1270L.The Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, certainly was one for the record books. It became a huge media event, and hotels and even state and national parks were booked to capacity in anticipation. But total solar... 
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    Michael E. Bakich. Astronomy. (Feb. 2019)
    Vol. 47, Issue 2. (Feb. 2019) p52+. Word Count: 1806. Lexile Measure: 1170L.CAN YOU FEEL THE EXCITEMENT? We can. Millions of people traveled to witness the total solar eclipse August 21, 2017, and when it was over, many of them asked: When's the next one? As it turns out, the next total eclipse... 
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    C. Alex Young. Sky & Telescope. (Aug. 2018)
    Vol. 136, Issue 2. (Aug. 2018) p14+. Word Count: 3880. Lexile Measure: 1430L.As the Moon's shadow crossed the U.S. last year, researchers mounted intense campaigns to study every aspect of the dramatic event. Last year's total solar eclipse was a rare spectacle. Such events aren't rare in a... 
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    Emily Sandford. Sky & Telescope. (Dec. 2018)
    Vol. 136, Issue 6. (Dec. 2018) p11. Word Count: 315. Lexile Measure: 1490L.SCIENTISTS ATTEMPTED TO predict the shape of the Sun's corona as it would appear during the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. Observations confirmed that they got the broad strokes right. The corona, an intricate... 
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    Egypt Today. (Aug. 11, 2018)
    (Aug. 11, 2018) News:  Word Count: 468. Lexile Measure: 1220L.A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds in Bangkok, Thailand, March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom CAIRO -- 11 August 2018: The Northern Hemisphere of the Earth is witnessing a partial eclipse of the sun on... 
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    Bradley E. Schaefer. Sky & Telescope. (May 1994)
    Vol. 87, Issue 5. (May 1994) p36+. Word Count: 2183.There are numerous documented accounts showing how solar eclipses have shaped history. This phenomenon has been used deliberately or otherwise for religious as well as for scientific purposes. Almost anything can happen... 
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    Fred Schaaf. Mother Earth News. (April-May 1994)
    Issue 143. (April-May 1994) p18+. Word Count: 1728.Spring months April and May bring a variety of weather patterns, including tornadoes in the Midwest and storms. Two eclipses will occur in May 1994, including a solar eclipse that will be seen across the US and a lunar... 
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    Space Daily. (Sept. 3, 2018)
    (Sept. 3, 2018)  Word Count: 1341. Lexile Measure: 1440L.Byline: Lina Tran for GSFC News Greenbelt MD (SPX) Aug 29, 2018, 2018 It was Aug. 14, 2017, just one week before the Moon would cross paths with the Sun and Earth, casting its shadow across the United States. The entire... 
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    Jay M. Pasachoff. Sky & Telescope. (Feb. 2001)
    Vol. 101, Issue 2. (Feb. 2001) p40+. Word Count: 3768.Issues are presented concerning the discoveries which continue to be made by solar-eclipse science. The history of solar-eclipse science, the structure of the sun and the information which can be gained from the study of... 
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    Odyssey. (Apr. 2005)
    Vol. 14, Issue 4. (Apr. 2005) p43. Word Count: 296.This month, a special sky event occurs during the New Moon. On April 8, sky watchers in the lower half of the United States, Central America, and parts of South America will be treated to a solar eclipse. Some of these... 
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    Michael E. Bakich. Discover. (Sept. 2017)
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    Jean Meeus. Sky & Telescope. (Feb. 1995)
    Vol. 89, Issue 2. (Feb. 1995) p29+. Word Count: 1952.There will be 24 solar eclipses between 1995 and 2005. The event will occur on Apr. 29, 1995, Oct. 24, 1995, Mar. 9, 1997, Feb. 26, 1998, Aug. 22, 1998, Feb. 16, 1999, Aug. 11, 1999, Jun. 21, 2001, Dec. 14, 2001, Jun.... 
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    Astronomy. (Oct. 2014)
    Vol. 42, Issue 10. (Oct. 2014) p16. Word Count: 106. Lexile Measure: 1120L.August 21, 2017 DARK DAY. A total solar eclipse is the result of the Moon crossing in front of the Sun's disk from Earth's perspective. The path of totality--where sunlight is completely blocked and the "umbra" falls--is... 
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    John Shibley. Astronomy. (Oct. 1995)
    Vol. 23, Issue 10. (Oct. 1995) p80+. Word Count: 2259.Tips for taking high-quality pictures of the Oct 1995 solar eclipse include using 2x or 3x teleconverters, moderate-speed film, and lenses wide enough to frame the images. Eclipse photographers are encouraged to take a... 
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    Fred Espenak. Sky & Telescope. (Aug. 1996)
    Vol. 92, Issue 2. (Aug. 1996) p48+. Word Count: 1926.Three solar eclipses will occur at the end of the 20th century. The first will cover the Tundra on Mar. 9, 1997, the second will span the tropics on Feb. 26, 1998, while the last will cover the central European continent... 
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    Karri Ferron. Astronomy. (Jan. 2016)
    Vol. 44, Issue 1. (Jan. 2016) p69. Word Count: 195. Lexile Measure: 1100L.Drama is coming to the United States. On August 21, 2017, Sun-watchers along a line from Oregon to South Carolina will experience nature's grandest spectacle: a total solar eclipse. It's the first time darkness appears... 
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    Roger W. Sinnott. Sky & Telescope. (June 2002)
    Vol. 103, Issue 6. (June 2002) p93+. Word Count: 1207.On June 10th of this year the Moon will pass directly in front of the Sun. This eclipse will be viewable in the Pacific Ocean. Guadalajara, Mexico, will get a great view while cities to the north, such as Denver and...