The moon almost eclipses the sun during a near total solar eclipse as seen from Salem, Ore., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
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In Photos: 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

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A crowd gathers in front of the Hollywood sign at the Griffith Observatory to watch the solar eclipse in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
A near total solar eclipse is seen over midtown Atlanta, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Shahar Maron delights in the view of the eclipse through a protected telescope at the
Campus Teaching Observatory on Monday. “It feels like a once-in- a-lifetime
experience,” said the UF human performance graduate student. (Emma Green/WUFT News)
A family sets up a tent at their campsite at sunrise for the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, on the Orchard Dale historical farm near Hopkinsville, Ky. The location, which is in the path of totality, is also at the point of greatest intensity. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
Sarah Carniello, 4, looks at the sun through a Cap’n Crunch cereal box turned
pinhole projector during the solar eclipse on Monday. The watch party outside of the
Campus Teaching Observatory hosted upwards of 500 people who viewed the
phenomena through protected telescopes. (Emma Green/WUFT News)
The cross on top of the First Baptist Church is silhouetted in front of the sun on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Simpsonville, S.C. South Carolina is gearing up for a total solar eclipse, which will cross the state diagonally during a phenomenon that will be seen across the country. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Hundreds of star-struck individuals wait in line or lounge on the hill outside of the
Campus Teaching Observatory to see the eclipse on Monday. A volunteer for the event
said over 500 people looked through the telescopes outside the observatory, and hundreds
more waited in line. (Emma Green/WUFT News)
A crowd reacts as clouds move to reveal a partial solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Noble Jr.)
Mike Newchurch, left, professor of atmospheric chemistry at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and graduate student Paula Tucker prepare a weather balloon before releasing it to perform research during the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, on the Orchard Dale historical farm near Hopkinsville, Ky. The location, which is in the path of totality, is also at the point of greatest intensity. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
John-Paul Vitucci, a 19-year- old UF mechanical engineering sophomore, looks at the sun
through borrowed eclipse glasses. While he said he was disappointed that the clouds
sometimes blocked the view, he said, “It’s pretty unique.” (Emma Green/WUFT News)
The moon is seen as it starts passing in front of the sun during a solar eclipse from Ross Lake, Northern Cascades National Park, in Washington on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (Bill Ingalls/NASA via AP)
The Tinoco family from Cyprus, Calif., gather to watch the partial eclipse at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

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