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NASA to Provide Spanish-Language Coverage, Livestream of 14 December Solar Eclipse
Map of the path of totality of the Dec. 14, 2020 solar eclipse in Argentina and Chile
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NASA will provide live coverage Monday, 14 December, of a solar eclipse that will pass over South America, treating parts of Chile and Argentina to views of a total eclipse of the Sun. A Spanish-language program will air on NASA Television and the public channel on the agency’s website. A separate livestream of the eclipse without narration will air on the media channel.
The programming will air in conjunction with the eclipse. The all-Spanish show will provide real-time views of the eclipse and discussions on how scientists use eclipses to study the Sun.
The hour-long Spanish show, “El eclipse solar total de América del Sur de 2020,” will air at 10:30 a.m. EST. Two NASA scientists, Yari Collado-Vega and Bea Gallardo-Lacourt, will provide commentary during views of the eclipse, with the total eclipse visible during the show at 11:02 a.m. The livestream, courtesy of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and captured through telescopes at the Observatorio Docente UC, Santa Martina, will play on the media channel from 9:40 a.m. to 12:31 p.m.
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More details on NASA’s work with eclipses is available at: https://www.nasa.gov/eclipse
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