Astronomers and space fans may have set up lawn chairs outside to watch the eclipse, but Nathaniel Frissell set up his ham radio. As the sky dimmed and daylight turned into an uncanny dusk, the reports started coming in: Communication was dying off over the 20m (14 MHz) radio band.
This is a photo of what’s happening right now above our heads. It’s a solar eclipse near the moon. You just can’t see it, because you’re not in space.