The DSCOVR satellite used its location between the sun and the Earth to its advantage to capture the total solar eclipse from a different perspective. While people were taking photos of the sun being consumed by the moon in the sky a few days ago, DSCOVR was filming the moon's shadow moving across the planet. NASA's four-megapixel Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera (EPIC) aboard the satellite took a full-resolution image every 20 minutes during the event. It ended up capturing 13 photos spanning the eclipse's entire duration. Adam Szabo, one of the scientists in charge of the satellite, said he's "not aware of anybody ever capturing the full eclipse in one set of images or video" before.