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Vanderbilt astronomer says the Solar Corona is the most exciting part of a total solar eclipse

Aug. 14, 2017, 3:31 PM

The Sun’s corona is the outer atmosphere of the sun.

A total solar eclipse is the only time the suns’s corona, all the way to the surface of the sun is visible.

Vanderbilt astronomer Susan Stewart says a total solar eclipse gives scientists the ability to study the structure of the sun.

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