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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, experienced a partial solar eclipse in space when it caught the moon passing in front of the sun. Scientists analyzed sunspot images from a trio of observatories - including the Big Bear Solar Observatory, which captured this footage - to make the first-ever observations of a solar wave traveling up into the sun's atmosphere from a sunspot. NASA's SDO during a routine EVE cruciform maneuver show the sun dodging in and out of the frame.

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