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Just 44 Really Beautiful Photos Taken During The Solar Eclipse

Didn't make it outside? We got you.

Posted on August 21, 2017, at 4:51 p.m. ET

On Monday a super-cool and rare total solar eclipse swept through the United States.

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In case you were stuck inside, in school, or at work, here are 44 great pics of the ~mystical~ event.

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It's the moon, sunspots AND the station in front of the sun. @NASA photographer captures station transiting sun dur… https://t.co/3qqrKLPcaw

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Astounding!!! The peak of #Eclipse2017 from West Seattle @westseattleblog @NASA @AlicesAstroInfo @tweetsoutloud

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Check out what happens when the light from #Eclipse2017 goes through a colander

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Our first photo of the total solar eclipse—captured over the Pacific Ocean—is in! https://t.co/PpOkwV2Qeo… https://t.co/SzasTWx3ow

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Crescent shaped Shadows cast on Arvada sidewalk as eclipse heads to maximum #SolarEclipse2017

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A thousand little eclipse shadows filtered through the trees, at the back of the house :)

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Here's the current state of the eclipse in Oregon, as seen in the sun's shadow cast through a colander.

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#Eclipse2017 has arrived: have a safe & inspiring time witnessing this event! Road updates to be published here &… https://t.co/Hg1EjIeUWu

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Super weird effect happening with my iPhone camera: #Eclipse2017 seems to be reflecting off the lens and appearing… https://t.co/rR7lL6RJnY

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Hey #Eclipse2017 watchers! Don't forget to find a tree and look in the shadows.

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#Eclipse2017 seen from downtown Minneapolis. Photo by our @BMPPhoto

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We caught it on camera! #eclipse #zoomin #cereal #box #indiana #nottotaleclipse

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i got my camera out this afternoon and took pics of a cool thing 🌚 #Eclipse

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The eclipse was total(ity) awesome in Nashville! @NashSevereWx @NWSNashville

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I took some shots of the solar eclipse. #Eclipse2017

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SPACE!

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