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Solar Eclipse

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Solar Eclipse

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Several USGS folks joined the huge crowd that turned out for the Coconino Astromical Society's (CAS) Monday evening star party to view the partial solar eclipse on McMillan Mesa near the USGS Flagstaff Field Center. The eclipse started around 5:20 pm local time, peaked at approximately 6:25 pm, and ended around 7:20 pm. CAS chose the mesa as one of the clearer views to the horizon to watch the eclipse as the sun set. (Photos courtesy Deborah Lee Soltesz)


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Link: Science@NASA - Eclipse Gallery

solar eclipse

The sun, still partially eclipsed by the Moon, setting over the San Francisco Peaks. This photo was taken east of Flagstaff.

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