Total Solar Eclipse on Sunday in Southern Hemisphere

On Sunday, July 11, a total eclipse of the Sun is visible from within a narrow corridor that traverses Earth's southern Hemisphere. The path of the Moon's umbral shadow crosses the South Pacific Ocean where it makes no landfall except for Mangaia (Cook Islands) and Easter Island (Isla de Pascua). The path of totality ends just after reaching southern Chile and Argentina. The Moon's penumbral shadow produces a partial eclipse visible from a much larger region covering the South Pacific and southern South America.

Though no live coverage of the eclipse is planned, the National Geographic Channel will broadcast a special edition of Naked Science, "Easter Island Eclipse" with video from the eclipse shot earlier in the day, at 11:00 p.m. EDT on Sunday evening. The show will be rebroadcast on July 15 at 10 p.m

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