Solar Eclipse Photos: Pictures from Around the Country
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Solar Eclipse Photos: Pictures from Around the Country

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What the eclipse might look like in areas of totality.

The solar eclipse has been absolutely stunning today, and photos are being shared from all over the country as the eclipse moves east.


The Solar Eclipse in Washington

In this photo below, the Moon is seen passing in front of the Sun during a view of the solar eclipse from Ross Lake, Northern Cascades National Park, Washington. A total solar eclipse swept across a narrow portion of the contiguous United States from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. A partial solar eclipse was visible across the entire North American continent along with parts of South America, Africa, and Europe.

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Solar Eclipse in Oregon

The “diamond ring effect” is seen during a total solar eclipse as seen from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.

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The sun’s corona only is visible during a total solar eclipse between the Solar Temples at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest near the city of Mitchell August 21, 2017.
The Sun started to vanish behind the Moon as the partial phase of the so-called Great American Eclipse began Monday, with millions of eager sky-gazers soon to witness “totality” across the nation for the first time in nearly a century.

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Red prominences coming off the sun are seen during a total solar eclipse from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.

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The total solar eclipse is seen on August 21, 2017 above Madras, Oregon.

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A thin crescent sun is viewed just before totality during a solar eclipse seen from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon

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The sun’s corona is visible as the moon passes in front of the sun during a total solar eclipse at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest near the city of Mitchell on August 21, 2017.

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A crescent sun is viewed during a solar eclipse seen from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.

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The “Bailey’s Beads” effect is seen during a total solar eclipse viewed from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon.

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Solar Eclipse in South Carolina

People watch the total solar eclipse in Charleston, South Carolina, on August 21, 2017.

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Below, the eclipse can be seen from Charleston, South Carolina, on August 21, 2017 as it moves through various stages.

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Below, the total solar eclipse is viewed from Charleston, South Carolina, on August 21, 2017.

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The Solar Eclipse in Wyoming

In this NASA photo, a composite image, made from seven frames, shows the International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, as it transits the Sun at roughly five miles per second during a partial solar eclipse, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 near Banner, Wyoming. Onboard as part of Expedition 52 are: NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, Jack Fischer, and Randy Bresnik; Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy; and ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Paolo Nespoli.

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The Solar Eclipse in Mexico

Next is a view of a partial solar eclipse as seen from the esplanade of the Museum of Natural History in Mexico City, on August 21, 2017. In Mexico, where there was a partial eclipse, astronomy buffs set up telescopes fitted with special sun filters in parks and squares in various cities

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Photos of People Viewing the Eclipse

 

Steve Kaltenhauser of Calgary, Canada, watches with the crowd during a total solar eclipse from the Lowell Observatory Solar Eclipse Experience on August 21, 2017 in Madras, Oregon. (Getty)

People watch the start of the solar eclipse and raise their hands in prayer in an eclipse viewing event led by Native American elders, at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest near the city of Mitchell on August 21, 2017. (Getty)

People watch the start of the solar eclipse and raise their hands in prayer in an eclipse viewing event led by Native American elders, at Big Summit Prairie ranch in Oregon’s Ochoco National Forest near the city of Mitchell on August 21, 2017. (Getty)

A girl looks through a special filter the solar eclipse, at the esplanade of the Museum of Natural History in Mexico City, on August 21, 2017. (Getty)


The Solar Eclipse in California

A view of the partial solar eclipse as seen from Beckman Lawn at Caltech in Pasadena, California on August 21, 2017.

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