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Solar Eclipse

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ID: 2885 Upper Intermediate
Are you interested in astronomy or even astrology? In this lesson, you'll hear two people discuss a recent solar eclipse, and how one lucky traveller managed to take a photo while aboard an aeroplane travelling to Indonesia. Photo by Takeshi Kuboki
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天哪!这张飞机上的日全食照片是你拍的吗?
tiānnǎ !zhè zhāng fēijī shàng de rìquánshí zhàopiàn shì nǐ pāi de ma ?
Gosh! Did you take this photograph of a total solar eclipse on a plane?
是啊,为了让我们看到日全食,阿拉斯加航空公司延迟起飞了二十五分钟。
shì a ,wèile ràng wǒmen kàndào rìquánshí ,Ālāsījiā hángkōnggōngsī yánchí qǐfēi le èrshíwǔ fēnzhōng 。
Yes, in order for us to see the total solar eclipse, Alaska Airlines delayed take off by 25 minutes.
你太幸运了,这次的完美日全食可是三百五十年才会发生一次啊。
nǐ tài xìngyùn le ,zhècì de wánměi rìquánshí kěshì sānbǎiwǔshí nián cái huì fāshēng yīcì ā 。
You're so lucky, this perfect solar eclipse occurs only once every 350 years.
是啊,这次日全食主要在印度尼西亚,我们航班经过的地区刚好是观赏日全食最棒的位置!
shì a ,zhècì rìquánshí zhǔyào zài Yìndùníxīyà ,wǒmen hángbān jīngguò de dìqū gānghǎo shì guānshǎng rìquánshí zuìbàng de wèizhi !
Yes, this total solar eclipse was mostly in Indonesia, the area our flight passed through was the best location for viewing the total solar eclipse.
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