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Total Solar Eclipse - Coming Soon!
News story originally written on February 23, 1998

Do you live in the Caribbean islands? How about in South America? Or the southeastern U.S.? If you live in these places, you are very lucky! You will be able to see a solar eclipse on February 26th!

NASA will be watching this eclipse with telescopes here on Earth. They will use satellites (like the SOHO and Ulysses spacecraft) in space to check their measurements during the eclipse!

How can you watch this eclipse? One way is to watch NASA TV during that time. If you are outside during the eclipse (from about 16:00-18:00 UT), never look directly at the Sun! Here are some solar eclipse viewing tips...

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