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A rare total solar eclipse, as seen in Northern Australia on Wednesday 5/12/2012.

A rare total solar eclipse, as seen in Northern Australia on Wednesday 5/12/2012.

Suppose you tried to deliberately design and build an artificial shade in orbit which would cover the Sun whenever you wished. Suppose you wanted to design it and built it in a way so that its phenomenal size would be EXACTLY the same as the phenomenal size of the Sun on the sky.

How successful do you think you would be in accomplishing that?

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