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EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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This image taken at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the Sun completely covered by the Moon during totality, revealing the solar corona, or the Sun's atmosphere. Totality lasted about two minutes and the eclipse overall lasted over two hours and was visible across a narrow band of Chile and Argentina.
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