Partial eclipse is a dream for space photographers
By Jareen Imam, Christina Zdanowicz and Katie Hawkins-Gaar, CNN
Updated 1542 GMT (2342 HKT) October 24, 2014
Solar eclipse views from around the U.S. – The moon took a small bite out of the sun in a partial solar eclipse on Thursday. People throughout the U.S. shared their photos with CNN iReport. Jim Steel created a time-lapse composite after snapping photos for more than two hours in Weldon, California. "The massive sunspots made this the most interesting solar shots I have ever made," he said.
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Solar eclipse views from around the U.S. – Georgianne Nienaber was worried about the thick clouds hanging over her home in Sanibel Island, Florida. For a 20-minute window, the clouds parted and she was able to photograph the event.
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Solar eclipse views from around the U.S. – "The moon took a little chunk out of the sun, like Pac-Man," Nienaber said.
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Solar eclipse views from around the U.S. – Greg Hogan attached his camera to a telescope and watched the partial solar eclipse from Warner Robins, Georgia, on Thursday. It "was incredible to watch the moon come in sight and over the sun slowly as the sun set," he said.