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I'm hoping to get a sense of how much of the corona can be seen during an eclipse of the sun from outside of Earth's atmosphere.

Have any photographs been taken in the visible part of the spectrum, from low earth orbit, of a total eclipse of the sun?

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    $\begingroup$ google.com/amp/s/www.space.com/amp/… $\endgroup$ Oct 23 '20 at 13:53
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    $\begingroup$ Nevermind the sun, how about a total eclipse of the heart? $\endgroup$
    – Lithobrake
    Oct 23 '20 at 14:55
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    $\begingroup$ @Bob516 Probably just the size of the coronary. That said, I can't help but think orbital solar telescopes would probably be better at mechanically shading the solar disc for coronal observation than waiting to pass through a Moonshadow. $\endgroup$
    – notovny
    Oct 23 '20 at 15:19
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    $\begingroup$ This is an interesting question! I've modified the title to make sure nobody tries to make this a duplicate of questions about photographing the shadow of the eclipse (e.g. [here]()). But why do you limit this to LEO (low Earth orbit) only? Are you sure you want to exclude other Earth orbits, the Moon, other planets and deep space? I think you could replace LEO with simply "in space" or "outside Earth's atmosphere". $\endgroup$
    – uhoh
    Oct 24 '20 at 3:41
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    $\begingroup$ @uhoh I specified LEO because its relevant to the novel I'm writing. I guess saying within the earth's Hill Sphere would also serve my purpose. $\endgroup$
    – Bob516
    Oct 25 '20 at 15:26

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