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Solar eclipse in Europe skies

Updated 1335 GMT (2135 HKT) March 20, 2015
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A total solar eclipse forms over Svalbard, Norway, on Friday, March 20. The solar event was visible from parts of Europe. Haakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix/AP
Schoolchildren look into the sky at a partial solar eclipse over Glasgow, Scotland. Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images
The partial solar eclipse is visible next to cathedral statues in Milan, Italy. GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images
People watch as the solar eclipse begins over Cornwall, England. Ben Birchall/PA/AP
The partial solar eclipse is visible behind a cross on the Church of St. Nicholas in Sofia, Bulgaria. NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images
Franck Ribery, left, and Medhi Benatia of Bayern Muenchen soccer team watch the eclipse before a training session in Munich, Germany. A. Beier/Getty Images for FC Bayern
People use special glasses near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. Sean Gallup/Getty Images
People try to take a picture of the eclipse with a smartphone in Toulouse, France. PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images
The eclipse is visible through a break in the clouds above Gateshead, England. Scott Heppell/ap
The eclipse forms above the Liver Bird on top of the Liver Building in Liverpool, England. PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images
People in Nice, France, use protective glasses to watch the eclipse. VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images
A woman looks through a telescope outside the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, in London. Rob Stothard/Getty Images
People wait for the start of the eclipse on a hill overlooking the sea and Torshavn, the capital of the Faroe Islands, between Scotland and Ireland. Matt Dunham/AP
A boy wearing his father's welding mask gets disappointed after fog blocks the solar event from being viewed in Duisburg, Germany. Frank Augstein/AP
People view the total solar eclipse in Svalbard, Norway. Haakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB Scanpix/ap
A woman looks at the eclipse through special glasses at the National Observatory of Athens in Greece. Petros Giannakouris/AP