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NASA to Provide Spanish-Language Coverage, Livestream of Solar Eclipse

Monday, December 14th 2020 - 07:50 UTC
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Map of the path of totality of the Dec.14, 2020 solar eclipse in Argentina and Chile. Image: NASA Map of the path of totality of the Dec.14, 2020 solar eclipse in Argentina and Chile. Image: NASA

NASA will provide live coverage this Monday, Dec. 14, of a solar eclipse that will pass over South America, treating parts of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay 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 live stream, 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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The Spanish show will also stream on NASA’s Spanish social media accounts.

Learn how to watch an eclipse safely.

More details on NASA’s work available at: https://www.nasa.gov/eclipse

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