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49 Awesome Photos Of The Solar Eclipse

The best place to see the eclipse was across Asia and parts of the western United States. It was the first solar eclipse visible in North America in nearly 18 years.

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New Mexico.

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Wichita, Kansas.
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Wichita, Kansas.

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Houston, Texas.

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Tokyo, Japan.
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Tokyo, Japan.

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Japan.

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Near Tokyo.
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Near Tokyo.

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Taiwan.

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Eclipse shadows in California.
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Eclipse shadows in California.

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More eclipse shadows in California.
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More eclipse shadows in California.

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As seen on a plate.
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As seen on a plate.

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Shanghai, China.
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Shanghai, China.

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The moon passes between the sun and the earth over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.
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The moon passes between the sun and the earth over Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour.

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Hong Kong, China.
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Hong Kong, China.

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A partial solar eclipse as seen during sunrise in the coastal town of Gumaca in the Philippines.
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A partial solar eclipse as seen during sunrise in the coastal town of Gumaca in the Philippines.

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Gumaca, Philippines.
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Gumaca, Philippines.

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A wedding takes place during the eclipse in Japan.
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A wedding takes place during the eclipse in Japan.

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The eclipse is reflected in a pool of water in Beijing, China.
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The eclipse is reflected in a pool of water in Beijing, China.

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Near Tokyo.
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Near Tokyo.

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A flock of birds fly past the eclipse over Beijing, China.
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A flock of birds fly past the eclipse over Beijing, China.

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Near Tokyo.
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Near Tokyo.

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Shanghai, China.
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Shanghai, China.

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A man practices taichi during an eclipse at the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai.
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A man practices taichi during an eclipse at the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai.

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Irving, Texas.
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Irving, Texas.

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Chandler, Arizona.
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Chandler, Arizona.

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Chicago.
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Chicago.

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New Mexico.

New Mexico.

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South east Michigan.
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South east Michigan.

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Tokyo.
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Tokyo.

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Tokyo.
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Tokyo.

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China.
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China.

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San Antonio, Texas.
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San Antonio, Texas.

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Dallas, Texas.
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Dallas, Texas.

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Austin, Texas.
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Austin, Texas.

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Idaho.

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Los Angeles, California.
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Los Angeles, California.

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

40. Pyramid Lake, Nevada.

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Monument Valley Tribal Park in Utah.
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Monument Valley Tribal Park in Utah.

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Xiamen, China.
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Xiamen, China.

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A helicopter returning from the Sunflower wildfire passes in front of the eclipse in Payson, Arizona.
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A helicopter returning from the Sunflower wildfire passes in front of the eclipse in Payson, Arizona.

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Chaco Culture National Historical Park in Nageezi, Arizona.
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Chaco Culture National Historical Park in Nageezi, Arizona.

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Near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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Near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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California.

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Missouri.

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Roswell, New Mexico.
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Roswell, New Mexico.

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