Eclipse watchers got a different view depending on their region of the world. Early risers in the eastern United States could see a partial eclipse. Only people in central Africa got to see the total eclipse of the sun. In Kenya, the total eclipse lasted for 15 seconds.
Photo (above): Eclipse chaser Wendell Joseph captured this photo of the partial solar eclipse view from Trinidad.
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The diamond ring effect of the 2013 total solar eclipse is seen in this amazing photo (below) by eclipse-chasing photographer Ben Cooper, who captured the image from an airplane at 43,000 feet on 3 Nov 2013 during a rare hybrid annual/total solar eclipse.
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Solar Eclipse and Milky Way seen from ISS (International Space Station) pic.twitter.com/FsmkBqxNlt— Earth Pics (@PicturesEarth) November 1, 2013
The last recorded eclipse of this kind occurred on 20 Nov 1854, and it won't happen again until 17 Oct 2172.
Photo (above): 1854 solar eclipse
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