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Last Night’s Solar Eclipse Looks Stunning in These Captivating Images

Last Night’s Solar Eclipse Looks Stunning in These Captivating Images

A few hours ago the rare astronomical event that is the total solar eclipse was witnessed in Indonesia, while other parts of Asia experienced a partial eclipse. Because you probably missed it, here’s a quick photo roundup so you can start the day in awe.

The narrow path of our Moon’s shadow-and the total eclipse with it-stretched across 12 Indonesian provinces, crossed three times zones, and could be seen by about 40 million. In other parts of the Indonesian archipelago, and in several Asian countries-such as India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Singapore-a partial eclipse was visible.

Air Asia passenger plane flies as a partial solar eclipse occurs Wednesday, March 9, 2016 as seen from Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines. Phot Bullit Marquez/AP
A partial solar eclipse is seen behind a passenger capsule of the Singapore Flyer. Phot Wong Maye-E/AP