The Russian cosmonaut, who is now on the ISS, Fedor Yurchikhin filmed a solar eclipse. Unique footage were taken from the orbit. Roskosmos published pictures.
A natural phenomenon could be observed the day before, on Monday. However, only US residents could see it. In Russia, it was not visible. Pleasant exception are the inhabitants of the ISS. They managed to observe the eclipse three times. However, each eclipse was private and with different maximum phases.
Let’s remind, on the eve the eclipse was broadcast live by NASA. However, because of the excitement, the US server has been crashed. The last time the inhabitants of the US could see such a phenomenon only 100 years ago. 14 states plunged into this darkness.