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The Surprising Appeal of a Cloudy Eclipse

Astrophysicist and legendary eclipse chaser Fred Espenak has a rating scheme for natural wonders. "On a scale of 1 to 10," he says, "total eclipses are a million."
Apparently, this true even when the eclipse is almost completely clouded out.

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Solar eclipse over north Queensland an awe-inspiring event

Thousands lining beaches and lookouts in Cairns and Port Douglas burst into cheers and tears as a total solar eclipse plunged the state's far north into darkness at 6.39am.
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Proba-2 soaks up three solar eclipses

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ESA's Sun-watching Proba-2 satellite experienced three partial solar eclipses last night while lucky observers watching from northern Australia were treated to a total solar eclipse.
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Thousands watch Australia's solar eclipse

Tens of thousands of people, including Nasa scientists, amateur astronomers and holiday-makers from around the world, have gathered in Queensland for Australia's first full solar eclipse for a decade.
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Total solar eclipse delights Australians

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A total solar eclipse plunged northern Queensland into darkness for two minutes, delighting crowds packed on the beach in Cairns.



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Solar eclipse November 13, 2012


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Solar Eclipse Darkens Queensland & Heads Towards NZ

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20:35:07Start of Umbra eclipse133°24.9'E 11°45.8'S
20:36:07Start of central eclipse133°10.4'E 11°58.8'S
20:37:06Full umbra cone on Earth132°47.3'E 12°09.2'S
22:18:05.0Total Solar Eclipse158°25.1'W 40°36.7'S
23:46:26Umbra leaving Earth Contact79°42.2'W 29°45.3'S
23:47:26End of central eclipse80°04.9'W 29°34.4'S
23:48:26Umbra eclipse ends80°22.4'W 29°22.0'S


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Thousands gather for Australia solar eclipse

Tens of thousands have gathered in northern Australia in the hope of glimpsing a rare total solar eclipse.
The eclipse is expected to plunge parts of Queensland into darkness for just over two minutes on Wednesday morning.
However, onlookers fear cloudy weather will dash their chances of seeing the phenomenon.

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