Ashley Ann Sander hawks solar eclipse glasses on the side of the road for $10 to tourists approaching Clayton, Ga., Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. Clayton is in the path of totality in North Georgia. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
Photo: Curtis Compton/AP
Photo: Curtis Compton/AP

Solar Eclipse 2017: Google Doodle marks sky show

A once-in-a-lifetime celestial event has been honored with its own Google Doodle.

The animation features two extra-terrestrials playing their version of lunar volleyball. 

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Their ball is the moon, and every volley blocks out the sun momentarily.

Clicking on the animation, the search engine allows the user to learn more about eclipses.

Explaining Total Eclipses

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