Photos: Earth gets treated to solar eclipse

Photos: Earth gets treated to solar eclipse

Summary: A total eclipse where the moon completely blocks out the sun dazzled onlookers from Brazil to northern Mongolia.

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    An Australian mother and her child wear special protective glasses to watch the solar eclipse from a desert tourist camp in Galo, Libya.

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    On the left is the "diamond ring" effect which occurs just before and after the moon completely covers the sun. On the right, solar flares can be seen behind the moon.

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    The moon casts its shadow as seen from 230 miles above the Earth on the International Space Station. The next space station crew launches from Kazakhstan Wednesday.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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