Star-struck around the world watched the sun disappear . . .

A series of 5 photographs taken in western Germany's Mandelbach Valley shows the eclipse's progress, starting from the left. This is the last solar eclipse of the millenium.

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What is a solar eclipse?

The passage of the new Moon directly between the Sun and the Earth when the Moon's shadow is cast upon the Earth. The Sun appears in the sky either partially or totally covered by the Moon.

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