Seven ways to experience the total eclipse – On November 14, northern Australia and the southern Pacific Ocean will witness a total solar eclipse. To mark the event, stargazers are organizing cultural celebrations and adventure travel events. Click through the gallery to see seven of the best ways to experience the rare celestial light-show.
Solar eclipse marathon – The Solar Eclipse Marathon in Port Douglas, northern Queensland, bills itself as the first sporting event with an "intergalactic start gun" -- the race begins the instant totality ends, just as the sun begins to re-emerge. About 350 runners will take part in the event.