7 Deadly Photos of a Total Eclipse of the Sun

The most photographed and eclipse in history took place August 21, 2017 where the Moon blocked the Sun, turning day into darkness. In Ireland the total solar eclipse was only partially visible but it swept over the U.S. from coast to coast for the first time since 1918.

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The umbra, or the moon’s shadow, is seen from outer space.

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The corona of the sun is visible during the totality of the solar eclipse.

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Solar Eclipse in Depoe Bay, Oregon.


The solar eclipse is seen from a jet 40,000 feet high.

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The moon begins to move across the the sun during a solar eclipse in the path of totality.


The diamond ring effect appears as the solar eclipse totality ends Monday, Aug. 21.


This photo shows solar flare as the sun emerges from a total eclipse by the moon.

And here’s that deadly Jaffa Cakes ad from the 90’s:

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