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Animation of the path of the 21st August 2017 total solar eclipse. The grey area shows the degree of eclipse visible from the surface, with the outermost region seeing a small partial eclipse, darker inner regions seeing more of the Sun covered, and the central black dot showing the path of totality. The night side of the Earth is dark, with city lights visible.
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