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This Is How People Celebrate A Solar Eclipse Around The World

This Is How People Celebrate A Solar Eclipse Around The World

Nothing brings the world together quite like a celestial event.

Posted on August 19, 2017, at 5:01 p.m. ET

Vienna

A partial solar eclipse above a statue on the roof of the Austrian Art History Museum in Vienna on March 20, 2015.
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A partial solar eclipse above a statue on the roof of the Austrian Art History Museum in Vienna on March 20, 2015.

Haute-Savoie, France

A woman observes a partial solar eclipse from Midi peak in the southwestern Pyrenees on March 20, 2015 .
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A woman observes a partial solar eclipse from Midi peak in the southwestern Pyrenees on March 20, 2015 .

Easter Island

Tourists watch a solar eclipse from Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean, 3,700 kilometers off the Chilean coast, on July 11, 2010.
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Tourists watch a solar eclipse from Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean, 3,700 kilometers off the Chilean coast, on July 11, 2010.

Newtown Linford, England

A girl uses a welding mask to view a partial solar eclipse from Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford on March 20, 2015.
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A girl uses a welding mask to view a partial solar eclipse from Bradgate Park in Newtown Linford on March 20, 2015.

Longyearbyen, Norway

A total solar eclipse over Longyearbyen on March 20, 2015.
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A total solar eclipse over Longyearbyen on March 20, 2015.

Tianjin, China

A solar eclipse over Tianjin on Jan. 15, 2010.
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A solar eclipse over Tianjin on Jan. 15, 2010.

Niamey, Niger

A man watches a total solar eclipse from the village of Niamey on March 29, 2006.
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A man watches a total solar eclipse from the village of Niamey on March 29, 2006.

Pristina, Kosovo

A young boy uses protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse over Pristina on March 20, 2015.
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A young boy uses protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse over Pristina on March 20, 2015.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysian schoolchildren wearing glasses with special filters watch a partial solar eclipse from the National Planetarium in Kuala Lumpur on March 9, 2016.
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Malaysian schoolchildren wearing glasses with special filters watch a partial solar eclipse from the National Planetarium in Kuala Lumpur on March 9, 2016.

Galyatető, Hungary

A man watches a partial solar eclipse through a filter in Galyateto, 62 miles east of Budapest, on Jan. 4, 2011.
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A man watches a partial solar eclipse through a filter in Galyateto, 62 miles east of Budapest, on Jan. 4, 2011.

Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesians use special sunglasses to observe a solar eclipse over Jakarta on March 9, 2016.
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Indonesians use special sunglasses to observe a solar eclipse over Jakarta on March 9, 2016.

London

Local schoolchildren wear protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse from Greenwich Park on March 20, 2015.
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Local schoolchildren wear protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse from Greenwich Park on March 20, 2015.

Kassel, Germany

A boy tapes a special filter over his eye to watch a partial solar eclipse over Kassel on March 20, 2015.
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A boy tapes a special filter over his eye to watch a partial solar eclipse over Kassel on March 20, 2015.

Newton Stewart, Scotland

Members of the Galloway Forest Astronomical Society prepare their equipment on March 19, 2015, ahead of the next day's solar eclipse.
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Members of the Galloway Forest Astronomical Society prepare their equipment on March 19, 2015, ahead of the next day's solar eclipse.

Lake Turkana, Kenya

Turkana men dance and sing during a solar eclipse over the remote Sibiloi National Park on the shore of Lake Turkana on Nov. 3, 2013.
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Turkana men dance and sing during a solar eclipse over the remote Sibiloi National Park on the shore of Lake Turkana on Nov. 3, 2013.

Isfahan, Iran

A woman views a total solar eclipse through filtered glasses in Isfahan on Aug. 9, 1999.
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A woman views a total solar eclipse through filtered glasses in Isfahan on Aug. 9, 1999.

Estancia El Muster, Argentina

People prepare to watch a solar eclipse over the Estancia El Muster near Sarmiento, Argentina, on Feb. 26, 2017.
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People prepare to watch a solar eclipse over the Estancia El Muster near Sarmiento, Argentina, on Feb. 26, 2017.

Thiruvananthapuram, India

Two women observe a solar eclipse over Thiruvananthapuram on Jan. 15, 2010.
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Two women observe a solar eclipse over Thiruvananthapuram on Jan. 15, 2010.

Lyndhurst, Australia

Tourists watch a solar eclipse over the Australian Outback town of Lyndhurst on Dec. 4, 2002.
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Tourists watch a solar eclipse over the Australian Outback town of Lyndhurst on Dec. 4, 2002.

Berlin

People near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin use special glasses to look at a partial solar eclipse on March 20, 2015.
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People near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin use special glasses to look at a partial solar eclipse on March 20, 2015.

Amman, Jordan

A Jordanian man uses an X-ray film to observe a partial solar eclipse from the Amman Citadel on Jan. 4, 2011.
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A Jordanian man uses an X-ray film to observe a partial solar eclipse from the Amman Citadel on Jan. 4, 2011.

Seoul

People watch a total solar eclipse from Yonsei University in Seoul on July 22, 2009.
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People watch a total solar eclipse from Yonsei University in Seoul on July 22, 2009.

Nebraska City, Nebraska

A couple poses for an engagement photo shoot near Nebraska City, Nebraska, during a partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23, 2014.
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A couple poses for an engagement photo shoot near Nebraska City, Nebraska, during a partial solar eclipse on Oct. 23, 2014.

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