Video released by NASA shows a total solar eclipse as seen from Western Antarctica on Saturday.
The Earth’s southernmost continent experiences continual daylight from mid-October until early April, but the eclipse brought a few minutes of total darkness.
NASA said the period of totality began at 2:44 a.m. ET.
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the sun and Earth, casting a shadow on Earth, fully or partially blocking the sun’s light in some areas.
For a total eclipse to take place the sun, moon, and Earth must be in a direct line. The only place
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