The Best of the 2015 Solar Eclipse in Pictures

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Beginning at 8am GMT, the first total solar eclipse since 1999 took to the sky in the UK, the Arctic and throughout northwestern Europe. During a solar eclipse, the moon passes directly in from of the sun, resulting in total daytime darkness for only a few moments until the sun reemerges. Millions of people gathered to watch this celestial phenomenon, capturing fascinating and eerie images of the changing light. Here are some of the highlights.

About the Author: Elsie Sing'

Elsie is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; her writing has appeared in a few university publications, under tables and on the sides of trains. She likes taking Polaroid pictures and planning rooftop picnics.