A total solar eclipse is coming up on Monday, August 21, and people around the country are preparing to view this incredible astronomical sight. This solar eclipse isn't the only amazing sight the heavens have shown to humankind throughout the centuries, however. Many more solar eclipses, comets, supernovas, and other noteworthy astronomical events have put God's glory on display. Throughout history, people have observed and recorded these events, and although we may have more sophisticated UV-protective glasses and more scientific understanding, those of us living in the 21st century, like our ancestors, continue to watch astronomical events like an eclipse with awe and wonder.
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