Solar Eclipse 2017: Google Doodle marks sky show

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)
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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)

Credit: Curtis Compton

Credit: Curtis Compton

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.

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Explaining Total Eclipses

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