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Watch the Moon take a bite from the Sun

On October 23, observers across most of North America can witness a partial solar eclipse.
RELATED TOPICS: SOLAR ECLIPSE
Partial solar eclipse
The Moon will take a bite out of the Sun for those in North America on the afternoon of October 23. The size of the bite will depend on how far north and west you live.
Fabrizio Melandri
October holds a double whammy of eclipses this year. On October 8, the Full Moon ventures deep into Earth’s shadow and takes on its own ruddy hue as it basks in the light from all our planet’s sunrises and sunsets. And to top things off, on the afternoon of the 23rd, the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth and will take a significant chunk out of our star. This partial solar eclipse favors North America, with better views coming the farther north and west you live.

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