People from across the Triangle took to social media to share their anticipation of and reactions to Monday’s solar eclipse.
Sixth-grade students at Salem Middle School in Apex, NC, took advantage of the rare solar eclipse and went outside to to watch the skies darken and the temperatures drop during the first total eclipse in the U.S. in decades. Teachers at the year-round school had been planning lessons for the eclipse for months. Ethan Hymanehyman@newsobserver.com
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In this video captured at 1,500 frames per second with a high-speed camera, the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. Joel KowskyNASA