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Netflix is sad people would rather watch the solar eclipse than stream shows

It looks like the moon eclipsed Netflix, too.
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Monday's solar eclipse from a NASA Gulfstream III aircraft flying 25,000 feet above the Oregon coast.

Monday's solar eclipse from a NASA Gulfstream III aircraft flying 25,000 feet above the Oregon coast.

It looks like there's one thing that can get people to stop binge-watching Netflix: the moon. 

Netflix tweeted Monday night that there was a 10 percent drop in plays during the solar eclipse, adding "Well played, Moon." 

This isn't the surprising for how popular a topic the solar eclipse has been this summer. Google Trends shows there was a spike in solar eclipse-related searches this month. 

But maybe those who stepped away from Netflix to watch the eclipse should have stayed inside. Business Insider says search terms related to vision problems (like those caused if you didn't wear the proper eclipse glasses) spiked Monday afternoon following the peak of the eclipse.

If you missed the eclipse, here's a time-lapse video of it from Target Field in Minneapolis. 

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