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Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in 5 Seconds

People in a small swath of Europe were treated to a total solar eclipse early Friday morning as the moon aligned to fully block the sun from their vantage point on Earth.

The European Space Agency published images of the eclipse recorded by a small Proba-2 satellite.

Americans haven't seen a total solar eclipse since 1979, and certain states will see the next one on Aug. 21, 2017.

See the Best Solar Eclipse Pictures

Total Solar Eclipse 2015
The total solar eclipse seen from Svalbard, Norway on March 20, 2015.Olav Jon Nesvold—EPA
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
Total Solar Eclipse 2015
The total solar eclipse seen from Svalbard, Norway on March 20, 2015.
Olav Jon Nesvold—EPA
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