Yesterday, around the world, people paused their daily routines to gaze upward for a glimpse of the annular solar eclipse. They pointed cameras and cameraphones towards the sun or at the deepening dancing shadows in hopes of capturing images of this incredible sight. Collectively, these photos transcend language to tell the story of people marveling at one of our solar system’s most magical moments.
Here are just a few of the views people tweeted. To see more stunning photos from all over, visit our search results for “eclipse”.
Complete solar eclipse gold ring today
Baily’s beads! ベイリー・ビーズ キターーーー 月面の凸凹で太陽がビーズのように見えます。 # 金環日食 ならではの現象。 twitpic.com/9ng5wl
Here comes Baily’s beads! The sun looks like a bead because of the moon’s bumps. Annular eclipse original phenomenon.
I was taken with a lens that’s 3 months’ salary! No proposal.
Sunlight through a blind on our office floor looked like this.
Annular eclipse observation at our apartment rooftop is done. I was not planning to take photos but I took these with my “just-in-case” NEX-5. I put the eclipse glasses on the lens. Chronologically from left.
AMAZING Solar Eclipse yesterday, Another photo with my Wife and the Eclipse ! Check it out ! twitpic.com/9noxx9
Solar eclipse! Just west of Tahoe. Binocular projection onto white cardboard. We even saw sun spots. twitter.com/davidhoenig/st…
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