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For complete coverage of the Eclipse of the Century go to cnn.com/eclipse. Watch live, in virtual reality, as the eclipse moves coast to coast on August 21st.

(CNN)On August 21, 2017 an eclipse will take place across the United States. If you could watch the celestial event from space, this is what it would look like.