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Solar Eclipse Photos by Australian Stargazers (April 29, 2014)

Partial Solar Eclipse View of April 29, 2014

The Virtual Telescope Project

The moon appears to take a noticeable bite out of the sun in this view of the partial solar eclipse visible from Australia on April 29, 2014. This image was provided by the Virtual Telescope Project. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Solar Eclipse of April 29, 2014: Jay Pasachoff

Jay Pasachoff/Williams College

Astronomer Jay Pasachoff of Williams College took this photo of the first solar eclipse of 2014 at its near-maximum, with about 65 percent of the sun blocked by the moon, on April 29, 2014. He observed the event from Albany, Western Australia, where a partial eclipse was visible. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Solar Eclipse and Sunspots: John Stevenson on April 29

John Stevenson via The Virtual Telescope Project

Photographer John Stevenson of Bribie Island in Queensland, Australia captured this view of a partial solar eclipse and sunspots on April 29, 2014 for the Virtual Telescope Project at 0643 GMT (2:43 a.m. EDT). [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Solar Eclipse and Clouds on April 29: Jay Pasachoff

Jay Pasachoff/Williams College

The moon blocks the sun along with clouds in this photo of the April 29 solar eclipse by astronomer Jay Pasachoff, of Williams College, who observed the event from Albany, Western Australia. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Partial Solar Eclipse of April 29, 2014: Geoffrey Wyatt

Geoffrey Wyatt via Virtual Telescope Project

The moon obscures part of the sun during the beginning of a partial solar eclipse on April 29, 2014 as seen by astrophotographer Geoffrey Wyatt in Darby, Queensland, Australia for the Virtual Telescope Project. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Guide to Solar Eclipses (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor

How Solar Eclipses Work: When the moon covers up the sun, skywatchers delight in the opportunity to see a rare spectacle. See how solar eclipses occur in this Space.com infographic. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

Solar Eclipse Visibility Map: April 29, 2014

The Virtual Telescope Project

This map shows the visibility locations for the annular solar eclipse of April 29, 2014, which appeared as a partial solar eclipse over Australia. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

April 28-29, 2014 Solar Eclipse Visibility Map

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Fred Espenak

This NASA chart shows the shadow path of the "ring of fire" annular solar eclipse of April 28-29, 2014. The chart, prepared by NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak, also lists times for the maximum eclipse, as well as start and stop times. [Read the Full Story of the April 29 Solar Eclipse]

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