Stunning PHOTOS of the solar eclipse over South America

  03 July 2019    Read: 1240
 Stunning  PHOTOS  of the solar eclipse over South America

A total solar eclipse stretched across South America on Tuesday. Just after 4:30 p.m. ET, viewers of a livestream and in parts of Chile and Argentina witnessed a stunning transformation of the sky as day turned to night and the moon progressively blocked the sun.

Here's what it looked like:

A tourist tries special glasses at Chile's La Silla European Southern Observatory ahead of the eclipse.

A man takes pictures of a total solar eclipse in Chascomus, Argentina.

The solar eclipse begins.

The solar eclipse as seen from the La Silla European Southern Observatory.

Another view from La Silla.

View from La Silla as the sun peeks out from around the moon.

The solar eclipse progresses.

The moon entirely blocking the sun.

 

By Ashley Strickland and Rob Picheta, CNN

 


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