Twitter will broadcast live solar eclipse

Live Solar Eclipse

The coverage, in conjunction with the Weather Channel Company, will have ten transmission points both on earth and in space.

The social network allied with Weather Channel and will transmit in high resolution the natural phenomenon.

Twitter and the Weather Channel, (Information technology company and weather forecast) announced this Thursday that they would broadcast live solar eclipse from noon next Monday.

Twitter and the Weather Channel were associated to send live solar eclipse that will happen on August 21st. In Colombian territory, the phenomenon can be seen in areas such as Riohacha, La Guajira and the northern part of the country will have a darkening of 51 percent.

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“This eclipse is an event that happens once every hundred years, and we will celebrate it as if it were New Year’s Eve,” said Neil Katz, head of global content and editor-in-chief of the Weather Company.

“It is a celestial phenomenon and a cultural moment that cannot be lost.” “We couldn’t imagine a better partner than Twitter to celebrate this.” It mentions in the communiqué of the social network.

The companies, through the magic of the Internet, want to offer the users a unique experience and that they can follow the natural phenomenon in all its splendour with the displacement from coast to coast.

Neil Katz, head of global content and editor of the Weather Company, said, “This eclipse is an event that is given every 100 years, and we will celebrate it as if it were New Year’s Eve.” It is a celestial phenomenon, and a cultural moment that cannot be lost and we could not imagine a better partner than Twitter to celebrate this, he says.

In a statement, the social network indicated that the Weather Channel would have ten places of transmission in American locations, both on land and in space.

Also, the coverage will feature high-resolution images and aerial drones, user-generated content from Twitter, live updating of Eclipse observation parties with field reporters, as well as real-time images sent by NASA.

According to Twitter, the broadcast will allow people around the world to see and join the conversation with the hashtag Eclipse2017, and enjoy the natural event through the social network.

The real-time transmission “chasing Eclipse 2017” will begin on August 21st from half a day. The Weather Channel, along with Twitter, will show viewers ten places along the eclipse’s journey with images from the ground and space.

Inside the locations include Stanley-ID, Carbondale-IL, Alliance, Hopkinsville-KY, McMinnville-OR, Belton-SC, Nashville-TN, and Casper-WY. According to the communique.

 

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