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The Moon Actually Blocked The Sun On Twitter, And People Can’t Stop Laughing

August 21 brought a total solar eclipse, a relatively rare phenomenon where the moon completely blocks the sun.

 Wait.  That's not exactly what we meant... 

Two Twitter accounts operated by NASA, though presumably by different staff, made a cosmic pun this past Monday when the NASA Moon account literally blocked the NASA Sun & Space account.  

The Sun played along:

And Twitter was pretty much on the ground laughing:

This pun brought to you by the invention of social media:

Some people shared their own puns:

And creepy replies:

But overall, we're impressed. Well done, NASA.

What can we expect for the next solar eclipse on July 2, 2019?

H/T: Mashable, Twitter