Meteorologist Dakota Smith also shared several views of the simultaneous event, captured by the College of DuPage Meteorology program's Next Generation Weather Lab. "A major hurricane. A total solar eclipse.
Satellite footage of Tuesday's solar eclipse shows the Moon's shadow crossing the Earth at the same time as a giant hurricane swirls in the opposite direction.
NASA said that studying the Sun during total solar eclipses helps scientists understand the source and behaviour of solar radiation that drives space weather near Earth.
Satellite cameras tracked the magnificent total solar eclipse as it passed over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, headed for Chile and Argentina.
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the Sun, obscuring the Sun from view.
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