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View of partial solar eclipse from Madrid August

11. The moon covered about two-thirds of the sun

in Spain, which fell along the southern path

of the last solar eclipse of the millennium.

Sp/Photo by Sergio Perez REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 5:55 AM

The sun, partially eclipsed by the moon, breaks

Through heavy clouds over London August 11.

The total eclipse of the sun, the first to be seen

In England since 1927, was obscured along the

line of totality in southern England by clouds.

Ps/Photo by Paul Sanders REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 5:59 AM





The total solar eclipse is shown over Great

Hungarian Plains (Puszta) in Bugac (90km south

From Budapest) August 11. The century's only

Full eclipse, together with the Formula One

Hungarian Grand Prix on August 15, are

Expected to attract a record of number of

Tourists to Hungary. lb/Photo by Laszlo Balogh

REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 6:07 AM

A man in the crowd raises his arms in celebration

as the total eclipse of the sun turns day into

night near the landmark St Michaels Mount in

Cornwall, August 11. Hundreds of thousands of

people from all over Britain converged on Devon

and Cornwall for the rare celestial event, which

was rendered invisible due to heavy cloud cover.

iw/Photo by Ian Waldie REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 6:16 AM





The total solar eclipse over the Great Hungarian

Plains (Puszta) in Bugac (90km south from

Budapest) August 11.The century's only full

Eclipse, together with the Formula One Hungarian

Grand Prix on August 15, are expected the

Attract a record of number of tourists to

Hungary. lb/Photo by Laszlo Balogh REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 6:17 AM

A partial eclipse of the sun is seen behind theangel on

top of Berlin's famous landmarkSiegessauele (Victory

column) August 11. Themoon covered about 90 percent

of the sun inBerlin during the last solar eclipse of

themillenium. rkr/Photo by Reinhard KrauseREUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 6:43 AM




A multiple exposure shows a partial eclipse of the

Sun behind the angel on top of Berlin's famous

Landmark Siegessauele (Victory column) August

11. The moon covered about 90 percent of the

sun in Berlin during the last solar eclipse of the

millenium. rkr/Photo by Reinhard Krause

REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 7:01 AM

A partial eclipse of the sun is seen behind a

weathercock in a cloudy sky over Minsk August

11. The moon covered about 75 percent of the

sun in the capital of Belarus.

vf/Photo by Vasily Fedosenko REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 7:01 AM

The moon hides the sun at the begining of the

Last total solar eclipse of the millennium August

11 in Bucharest, the only European capital placed

right in the path of the eclipse.

Rs/Photo by Radu Sigheti REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 7:23 AM

A multiple exposure shows a partial eclipse of the

sun behind Berlin's famous landmark television

tower at the Alexander Place August 11. The

moon covered about 90 percent of the sun in

Berlin during the last solar eclipse of the

millenium.

fab/Photo by Fabrizio Bensch REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 7:26 AM







A man using a toilet rim covered with a special

Solar filter looks up into the sky to watch the

Total solar eclipse in Torgny, southern Belgium,

August 11. Over 100,000 Belgians witnessed the

Total solar eclipse in the south of the country.

Nk/Photo by Benoit Doppagne REUTERS

Received at Wednesday, August 11, 1999 - 7:30 AM

 

 

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