ESA Proba-2 satellite views Solar Eclipse from space

January 6, 2011 | By | Add a Comment
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Proba-2's view of the 4 January 2011 partial solar eclipse, just before the Earth's atmosphere intervened. Credits: ROB/ESA

The European Space Agency’s test Proba-2 micro-satellite successfully imaged the 4 January 2011 Partial Solar Eclipse from low Earth orbit. An animation and further information can be found here on the ESA website.

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