Moon 'Photobombed' NASA's View Of Sun, Space Agency Shares Surreal Video
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Wednesday shared a surreal video of the moon 'photobombing' their view of the sun.
Released by the space agency's NASA Sun & Space's Twitter account, the short clip shows a glimpse of the moon as a swift-moving silhouette, passing in front of the sun.
On Oct. 16, our Solar Dynamics Observatory saw a lunar transit in space when the Moon passed through the satellite's view of the Sun. The transit lasted about 50 minutes, with the Moon covering about 44% of the Sun at peak. https://t.co/kslpEoBjrw pic.twitter.com/UCGFrS1jXj— NASA Sun & Space (@NASASun) October 19, 2020
As per NASA, the phenomenon was captured on October 16 by the US agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), which has been monitoring the Sun since 2010.