Total solar eclipse happened today, August, 1, 2008
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go here to see the live webcast from China
http://sunearthday.gsfc.nasa.gov/2008eclipse/

go here to see the nasa page
http://eclipse.gsfc.nasa.gov/solar.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_eclipse_of_August_1,_2008
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The solar eclipse of August 1, 2008 was a total eclipse of the Sun with a magnitude of 1.039 that was visible from a narrow corridor through northern Canada (Nunavut), Greenland, central Russia, eastern Kazakhstan, western Mongolia and China. It belonged to the so-called midnight sun eclipses, as it was visible from regions experiencing midnight sun.

In Siberia, the total eclipse zone passed through populated places, including the "capital of Siberia" Novosibirsk, and the cities of Nizhnevartovsk, Barnaul and Biysk. The greatest eclipse duration was reached near the town of Nadym in Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Northern Siberia.


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