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Solar eclipse 2017: 13 amazing photos from the solar eclipse
By Fay Ngina | Updated Aug 22, 2017 at 10:06 EAT
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Solar eclipse
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  • "A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
  • On Monday 21 August 2017 people around the world were treated to an eclipse of the sun.

"A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth. A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is larger than the Sun's, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness. Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth's surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometers wide," according to Wikipedia.

On Monday 21 August 2017 people around the world were treated to an eclipse of the sun. Here are 13 amazing photos of the eclipse that took place yesterday;




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