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When one of the earth or moon passes into the shadow of the other, potentially impacting aviation through turning day into night or causing the loss of moonlight.

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Is there a NOTAM code for solar eclipse?

Sun eclipses have some noticeable effect (e.g. drop in air temperature). Inspired from Eclipse Flights (xkcd) I'm curious if eclipses are notified as NOTAM or as weather notice. How? Never seen such ...
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Flying Considerations during an Eclipse? [duplicate]

August 21, 2017 will see a total eclipse of the sun across large sections of the United States, generally between about 10a.m. and 2p.m. (depending on location and timezone) If one is flying during ...
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Is an eclipse considered 'night' for regulatory purposes?

A partial or total eclipse is as dark as twilight, but only for a short period. Does it count as night flying for regulatory purposes? I'm looking for a UK answer, but information about the US is ...
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