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FORT COLLINS - Meteorologists at Colorado State University use satellites to monitor the weather.
On Monday August 21, the scientists were able to get crystal clear images of the moon's shadow from a satellite that gives them a bird's eye view over the entire disk of the earth.
The meteorologists work with with the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA). CIRA is a partnership between the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Colorado State University.
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Researchers said the moon has been moving away from the earth for four billion years, and it continues to move about an inch and a half away from earth every year.
According to NOAA scientists, there won't be any total solar eclipses 600 million years from now.