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A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds over a church statue of the Virgin Mary, at the southern village of Maghdouche, Lebanon, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds over a church statue of the Virgin Mary, at the southern village of Maghdouche, Lebanon, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A Pakistani child, partially buried in mud, is seen during the solar eclipse in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Superstitious people hope that burying ailing persons during a solar eclipse will assist in curing them.
A Pakistani child, partially buried in mud, is seen during the solar eclipse in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Superstitious people hope that burying ailing persons during a solar eclipse will assist in curing them.
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Pakistani mothers bury their children in mud during the solar eclipse in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Superstitious people hope that burying ailing person during solar eclipse will cure them.
Pakistani mothers bury their children in mud during the solar eclipse in Karachi, Pakistan on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Superstitious people hope that burying ailing person during solar eclipse will cure them.
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The moon passes in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
The moon passes in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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Indians watch partial solar eclipse through an X-ray film on the banks of the Tawi River in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Indians watch partial solar eclipse through an X-ray film on the banks of the Tawi River in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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Hindu devotees perform rituals as they bathe in the Tawi River in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Hindu devotees perform rituals as they bathe in the Tawi River in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A Jordanian man uses his hand to show a reflected image of the partial solar eclipse, in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011.
A Jordanian man uses his hand to show a reflected image of the partial solar eclipse, in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011.
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People are silhouetted against light pollution in the sky before daylight beside telescopes setup up to view the partial solar eclipse from Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath in London, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Cloudy skies hung over London on Tuesday morning, preventing a view from Parliament Hill of the partial solar eclipse that began over the Mideast and extended across much of Europe.
People are silhouetted against light pollution in the sky before daylight beside telescopes setup up to view the partial solar eclipse from Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath in London, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Cloudy skies hung over London on Tuesday morning, preventing a view from Parliament Hill of the partial solar eclipse that began over the Mideast and extended across much of Europe.
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A Jordanian man watches through a telescope the partial solar eclipse, in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A Jordanian man watches through a telescope the partial solar eclipse, in Amman, Jordan, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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Telescopes set up up to view the partial solar eclipse are seen backdropped by central London, from Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath in London, early Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Cloudy skies hung over London on Tuesday morning, preventing a view from Parliament Hill of the partial solar eclipse that began over the Mideast and extended across much of Europe.
Telescopes set up up to view the partial solar eclipse are seen backdropped by central London, from Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath in London, early Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. Cloudy skies hung over London on Tuesday morning, preventing a view from Parliament Hill of the partial solar eclipse that began over the Mideast and extended across much of Europe.
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A combo picture shows the different phases of a partial solar eclipse seen in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A combo picture shows the different phases of a partial solar eclipse seen in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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Salman Madhi, a 23-year-old Bahraini, watches a partial solar eclipse Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, near the tower of the Bahrain International Circuit, in Sakhir, Bahrain.
Salman Madhi, a 23-year-old Bahraini, watches a partial solar eclipse Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011, near the tower of the Bahrain International Circuit, in Sakhir, Bahrain.
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A Lebanese worker watches through an X-ray the partial solar eclipse, at the southern port city ofSidon, Lebanon, on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011.
A Lebanese worker watches through an X-ray the partial solar eclipse, at the southern port city ofSidon, Lebanon, on Tuesday Jan. 4, 2011.
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A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries near Sarajevo, Bosnia , on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries near Sarajevo, Bosnia , on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A children uses a telescope, set by the Greek Astronomy Club to watch a partial solar eclipse outside outside the entrance of the Evgenidis Foundation's Digital Planetarium, in Athens,on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A children uses a telescope, set by the Greek Astronomy Club to watch a partial solar eclipse outside outside the entrance of the Evgenidis Foundation's Digital Planetarium, in Athens,on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries near Sarajevo, Bosnia , on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries near Sarajevo, Bosnia , on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries on Vodno Mountain near Skopje, Macedonia, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds and snow flurries on Vodno Mountain near Skopje, Macedonia, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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This year's first partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds over the Bakony Mountain in Marko, southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
This year's first partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds over the Bakony Mountain in Marko, southwest of Budapest, Hungary, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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The moon passes in front of the sun, during a partial solar eclipse as snow-covered crosses and domes of St. Bazil's Cathedral are seen in Moscow on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2010.
The moon passes in front of the sun, during a partial solar eclipse as snow-covered crosses and domes of St. Bazil's Cathedral are seen in Moscow on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2010.
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Spanish tourists watch a partial solar eclipse in front of the Giza Pyramids, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Spanish tourists watch a partial solar eclipse in front of the Giza Pyramids, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A partial solar eclipse photographed through clouds over the church tower in Breclav, South Moravia, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. The partial solar eclipse, in the culminating phase featured up to 80 percent of the solar disc obscured by the silhouette of the Moon passing between it and the Earth.
A partial solar eclipse photographed through clouds over the church tower in Breclav, South Moravia, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011. The partial solar eclipse, in the culminating phase featured up to 80 percent of the solar disc obscured by the silhouette of the Moon passing between it and the Earth.
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Venezuelan tourists watch a partial solar eclipse in front of the Giza Pyramids, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Venezuelan tourists watch a partial solar eclipse in front of the Giza Pyramids, Egypt, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A view of a partial solar eclipse as seen from the town of Givatayim near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A view of a partial solar eclipse as seen from the town of Givatayim near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A statue is silhouetted against a partial solar eclipse in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A statue is silhouetted against a partial solar eclipse in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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Israelis watch at a partial solar eclipse in the town of Givatayim near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
Israelis watch at a partial solar eclipse in the town of Givatayim near Tel Aviv, Israel, Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in the fog over the roofs in Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
A partial solar eclipse is pictured in the fog over the roofs in Vienna, Austria, on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital during the morning on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
An unidentified employee of the Stefanik Observatory in Prague uses a projection shield to show the partial solar eclipse visible in the Czech capital during the morning on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011.
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