Eclipse Over America
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Join scientists and citizens alike as they observe the first total solar eclipse to traverse the US mainland in more than a generation. NOVA: Eclipse Over America premiered on Monday, Aug. 21 on KCPT (encore presentation at 7 p.m. Aug. 23.)


NOVA’s fastest turnaround film to date, “Eclipse Over America” is the ultimate companion to this spectacular celestial event. NOVA will follow teams working on the forefront of solar science and solar storm detection, use immersive CGI animation to reveal the sun’s secret mechanisms and integrate stunning sequences of the eclipse itself — including scenes filmed at iconic locations along the path of the eclipse — user-generated content, NASA footage and more.
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S44 Ep11: Eclipse Over America

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The country’s first solar eclipse in 99 years will cast a light on the sun’s secrets.

Eclipse Over the Heartland

It was a moment that united millions across America. Here in Kansas City, Monday morning rain and afternoon clouds gave way in some areas — though not all — as the moon passed in front of the sun for a total eclipse. As one of 10 PBS stations across the nation gathering footage for NOVA's "Eclipse Over America" program, here are some highlights from our crews and sky-watchers around town. Find the entire NOVA program below, and look for a few moments of the metro area toward the end of the show.

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