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PHOTOS: Partial solar eclipse captivates viewers across North America

Oct 24, 2014

Yesterday, a partial solar eclipse obscured the sun over Michigan and much of North America. The eclipse occurred at sunset, transforming our familiar setting sun into a fiery red.

For the curious, the eclipse was an opportunity to witness an astronomical event that will not happen again until August 2017.

The eclipse was captured in an amazing time-lapse video by the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles:

For more images and information about the science of eclipses, check out this video by Science@NASA:

-Ari Sandberg, Michigan Radio Newsroom