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Nearly a year after the Great American Total Solar Eclipse put on a show for millions of skywatchers across the U.S., the moon again made its way in front of the sun for viewers in a different part of the world.
The partial solar eclipse on Saturday(Aug. 11) was the third and final solar eclipse of 2018, and it was visible from most of Asia, northern Europe, Greenland and parts of Canada. Unlike the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017, when the moon completely blocked the sun, the moon only covered up a portion of the sun's disk today.
In northeastern Siberia, astrophotographer Xavier Jubier watched the eclipse from a hotel rooftop in the city of Yakutsk, Russia. Jubier traveled solo more than 4,200 miles (6,800 kilometers) from Paris, France to see the eclipse, he told Space.com in an email. In Yakutsk, the maximum eclipse occurred at 7:14 p.m. local time (1014 GMT), when the moon was covering about 57 percent of the sun. Th
A natural disaster's threats don't end once the severe weather dissipates.
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