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Eclipse Slide Show: Friday, August 1, 2008

Images of the eclipse from around the world

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SIBERIA, RUSSIA

The total solar eclipse is observed above the mountainous Siberian Altai region, about 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow, on Friday, August 1, 2008.....[ More ]

LONDON, ENGLAND

A member of the public looks at a partial solar eclipse in Hyde Park, London, on Friday, August 1, 2008. The eclipse occurred over the whole of the U.K. and Ireland. Between a 10th and a third of the sun appeared to be covered by the moon, depending on where the event was viewed.....[ More ]

VARNA, BULGARIA

A child looks through protective glasses at the total eclipse of the sun as its projection is displayed on a card during a total solar eclipse seen near the Bulgarian town of Varna on the Black Sea, east of the capital Sofia, on Friday, August 1, 2008.....[ More ]

JIUQUAN, CHINA

A total solar eclipse is seen in Jiuquan, in China's western Gansu Province, Friday, August 1, 2008.....[ More ]

LONDON, ENGLAND

A view of the partial solar eclipse of the sun of August 1, 2008, from Hyde Park in London. (NOTE: The dark sky is a result of a very fast shutter speed and a small aperture needed to expose the sun correctly.)....[ More ]

URUMQI, CHINA

People watch the solar eclipse in Urumqi in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Friday, August 1, 2008. Millions of Chinese along the ancient Silk Road gathered Friday to gaze at a total solar eclipse, an event traditionally fraught with superstitious meaning coming one week before the start of the Beijing Olympics.....[ More ]

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