Heliophysics at total solar eclipses

  title={Heliophysics at total solar eclipses},
  author={Jay M. Pasachoff},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
Total solar eclipses are a unique opportunity to study the lower solar corona where the solar wind originates. This review presents the recent advancements in coronal science from eclipses and the scientific and outreach plans for this year's totality. 
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