Total Solar Eclipse (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption A total solar eclipse gives scientists a rare opportunity to study the lower regions of the Sun's corona. These observations can help us understand solar activity, as well as the unexpectedly high temperatures in the corona. Credit Credit: S. Habbal, M. Druckmüller and P. Aniol Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.