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Total Solar Eclipse of 2015 in Amazing Photos

Solar Eclipse in Macedonia

Stojan Stojanovski, Ohrid Astronomy Association

This photo shows a partial phase of the solar eclipse on March 20, 2015 as seen from Macedonia when the sun was 47 percent covered by the moon.

Diamond Ring Effect: Total Solar Eclipse of 2015

The sun peaks out from behind the moon just after totality during the total solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 as seen from the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago in this view webcast live by Norway's NRK News.Astronomers have dubbed this view the "diamond ring" effect.

Solar Eclipse Fans at ESA ESRIN: March 20, 2015

European Space Agency

Space fans watch the solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 from the European Space Agency's ESRIN Earth Observation Center in Frascati, Italy near Rome.

Solar Eclipse Projection at ESA

European Space Agency

Eclipse watchers see a projection of the total solar eclipse of 2015 at the European Space Agency's ESRIN facility in Frascati, Italy near Rome. From most of Europe, only a partial solar eclipse was visible.

Total Solar Eclipse of 2015 Near Totality

Totality nears for the total solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 as seen from the archipelago of Svalbard in this view from Norway's NRK News.

Solar Eclipse Watchers at ESA ESRIN

European Space Agency

Solar eclipse watchers at the European Space Agency's ESRIN center in Frascati, Italy marvel at partial solar eclipse views on March 20, 2015 during the total solar eclipse of 2015.

Solar Eclipse Safety at ESA ESRIN

European Space Agency

Visitors watched the solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 with safety glasses at the European Space Agency's ESRIN Earth Observation Center in Frasacati, Italy near Rome.

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.

How to Look at a Solar Eclipse Without Going Blind (Infographic)

Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor

You should never look directly at the sun, but there are ways to safely observe an eclipse. See how to safely observe a solar eclipse with this Space.com infographic.

Predicted path of the total solar eclipse for March 20, 2015

Fred Espenak/NASA GSFC

This map shows the predicted path of the total solar eclipse for March 20, 2015.

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