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Mar 20, 2015

The Solar Eclipse 2015 in Pictures

The Solar Eclipse 2015 in Pictures

A partial eclipse was visible on Friday, the first day of northern spring, across parts of Africa, Europe and Asia. The total eclipse of the sun was only be visible in the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean.

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A partial solar eclipse in seen above a mosque in Oxford EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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A pupil looks through special glasses at the partial solar eclipse at St. Vincent's Catholic Primary School in Altrincham northern England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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Pupils pose with their safety glasses as they try to view a partial solar eclipse through thick fog at 'Halde Hoheward' in the western city of Herten INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS

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Partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds in Sofia STOYAN NENOV/REUTERS

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People watch a partial solar eclipse through exposed x-ray film in Marseille JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

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School children wearing protective glasses pose for photographers outside The Royal Observatory during a partial solar eclipse in Greenwich, south east London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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People use protective glasses as they watch a partial solar eclipse in Marseille JEAN-PAUL PELISSIER/REUTERS

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Commuters stop to stare and take photographs as they try to see a partial solar eclipse from London Bridge in London DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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A boy holds home-made protective glasses outside The Royal Observatory during a partial solar eclipse in Greenwich, south east London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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A girl wears protective glasses outside The Royal Observatory during a partial solar eclipse in Greenwich, south east London STEFAN WERMUTH/REUTERS

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Commuters stop to stare as they try to see a partial solar eclipse in London DYLAN MARTINEZ/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen beside the 'Golden Victoria' statue on top of the Victory Column in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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A man photographs a partial solar eclipse beside the 'Golden Victoria' statue on top of the Victory Column in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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The new Moon blocks out the sun, producing a partial eclipse in the sky over Reykjavik STRINGER/REUTERS

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The new Moon blocks out the sun, producing a partial eclipse in the sky over Reykjavik STRINGER/REUTERS

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People wait for a chance to view a partial solar eclipse at 'Halde Hoheward' in the western city of Herten INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen through the clouds in Altrincham northern England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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The new Moon blocks out the sun, producing a partial eclipse in the sky over Reykjavik STRINGER/REUTERS

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A plane leaves its vapor stream as he passes a partial solar eclipse over Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse in seen above a mosque in Oxford EDDIE KEOGH/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen over Stonehenge in south west England KIERAN DOHERTY/Reuters

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The sun is reflected in the new European Central bank headquarters during its partial eclipse in Frankfurt KAI PFAFFENBACH/REUTERS

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The solar eclipse is seen over Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, Salisbury, southern England KIERAN DOHERTY/REUTERS

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A combination of photographs shows stages of a partial solar eclipse in Vienna HEINZ-PETER BADER/REUTERS

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A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds at Goulien, in Finistere, western France MAL Langsdon/Reuters

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People watch a partial solar eclipse from the grounds of Belfast Zoo CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds behind a roadside crucifix at Goulien, in Finistere, western France MAL Langsdon/Reuters

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Bridal pair Wolf and Wilde look through rescue foil as they watch partial solar eclipse in Munich MICHAELA REHLE/REUTERS

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A man wears protective glasses as he watches a partial solar eclipse from the grounds of Belfast Zoo CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is pictured through a special filter at Strasbourg Observatory VINCENT KESSLER/REUTERS

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A woman wears protective glasses as she watches a partial solar eclipse from the grounds of Belfast Zoo CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds at Goulien, in Finistere, western France MAL Langsdon/Reuters

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A partial solar eclipse is seen through cloud in Altrincham northern England PHIL NOBLE/REUTERS

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A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds behind a roadside crucifix at Goulien, in Finistere, western France MAL Langsdon/Reuters

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The solar eclipse is seen over Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, Salisbury, southern England KIERAN DOHERTY/REUTERS

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A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds behind a roadside crucifix at Goulien, in Finistere, western France MAL Langsdon/Reuters

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Visitors view the solar eclipse is seen over Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, Salisbury, southern England KIERAN DOHERTY/REUTERS

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A person holds up a strip of exposed photographic film to observe a partial solar elcipse in Szczecin AGENCJA GAZETA/REUTERS

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A girl uses a welding mask to view a partial solar eclipse from Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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People view a partial solar eclipse at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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A combination of photographs shows a partial solar eclipse seen in Berlin FABRIZIO BENSCH/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen from the grounds of Belfast Zoo CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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People watch a partial solar eclipse at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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Italian pupils use a a pair of solar viewing glasses to observe a partial solar eclipse in Vienna LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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People watch a partial solar eclipse from the grounds of Belfast Zoo CATHAL MCNAUGHTON/REUTERS

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People use protective glasses to observe a partial solar eclipse in Vienna LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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A man uses a welding face mask to observe a partial solar eclipse in Vienna LEONHARD FOEGER/REUTERS

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A combination of photographs shows a partial solar eclipse at Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford DARREN STAPLES/REUTERS

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People wear protective glasses as they watch a partial solar eclipse, despite of the cloudy weather, at Madrid's Planetarium SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

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A man uses binoculars with special filters as he watches a partial solar eclipse, despite the cloudy weather, at Madrid's Planetarium SERGIO PEREZ/REUTERS

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People wearing special sunglasses wait for a total solar eclipse on Svalbard NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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A total solar eclipse occurs over Svalbard NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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A total solar eclipse is seen in Longyearbyen on Svalbard Nesvold, Jon Olav/REUTERS

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A total solar eclipse occurs over Svalbard NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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People look at a total solar eclipse on Svalbard NTB SCANPIX/REUTERS

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Children react as they wear protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse in a square of Pontevedra in the northwest Spain MIGUEL VIDAL/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds in Sarajevo DADO RUVIC/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen in the sky over Sidon, South Lebanon ALI HASHISHO/REUTERS

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A cross on the dome of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour is seen during a partial solar eclipse in Moscow MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen over a statue at the Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo, in Rome YARA NARDI/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen over a statue at the Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant'Angelo, in Rome YARA NARDI/REUTERS

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A partial solar eclipse is seen over St.Peter's Basilica in Rome YARA NARDI/REUTERS

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