Sunsational facts behind solar eclipses

Published: Nov 13 2012 01:30:29 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 14 2012 10:02:29 AM EST

A total solar eclipse was visible over Australia's Northern Territories early Wednesday (local time). Click through for some illuminating facts on solar eclipses and safety notes.

Eclipse - moon passing in front of sun
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A total solar eclipse was visible over Australia's Northern Territories early Wednesday local time (this shot shows the moon passing in front of the sun). Click through for some illuminating facts on solar eclipses and safety notes.

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