PHOTOS: Solar Eclipse Seen Along US East Coast

By , Senior Meteorologist
November 4, 2013; 8:41 PM ET
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The sun and moon combined to give places from the Middle East and Africa to the east coast of the U.S. a real astronomical treat on Sunday.

The eclipse was deemed hybrid since it started annular (a "ring of fire" eclipse) and ended a total, according to Meteorologist and Astronomy blogger Mark Paquette.

Central Africa had the best viewing conditions of the eclipse, which was partially visible to those along the East Coast at sunrise.

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Twitter user @wxrjm took this photo of the eclipse in Hampton, Va., on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

A view of the eclipse over the Atlantic Ocean, taken on the Long Beach, N.Y., boardwalk. Photo by James Pezzella.

Solar eclipse from Fenwick Island, Del. Photo by AccuWeather Astronomer Hunter Outten.

Photo of the partial eclipse seen over Quebec Sunday morning. Photo by Mathieu Bordage.

The moon's shadow blocks out the bottom of the sun in Annapolis, Md., during the solar eclipse. Photo by Tyler Todd-Evans.

The solar eclipse as seen over Ocean City, N.J. Photo by Sean Beebe.

Partial solar eclipse at Isle of Palms, S.C. Photo by Cindy Branscome.

Twitter user @mbrio captured the eclipse in Garden City, N.Y., on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

This eclipse photo was taken by Twitter user @Katie_Plyler on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Astronomy Facebook fan Bobby B. took this picture of the eclipse in New Jersey on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Astronomy Facebook fan Kevin L. captured the solar eclipse in Grenada on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.

Graphic by Al Blasko,

Upload your photos of the solar eclipse to @breakingweather or the Astronomy Facebook page.


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