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The 'Great American Eclipse' of 2017

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The total eclipse as seen in Missouri. Credits: Photo courtesy of County Legislator Mike Kaplowitz
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Nancy and Time Weldo test their glasses. Credits: Photo courtesy of Grace Zimmerman
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Members of Halston Media's staff gathered outside its offices in Somers to view the eclipse. Credits: Gabrielle Bilik
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The partial eclipse as seen from Bailey Court in Somers. Credits: Tabitha Pearson Marshall
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Credits: Photo courtesy Willow Marshall
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Credits: Photo courtesy Willow Marshall
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Employees from the various offices in Bailey Court gather to observe the eclipse. Credits: Simone Kurtz
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A woman takes a photo facing away from the eclipse to avoid damaging her eyes. Credits: Gabrielle Bilik
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River is ready to watch the eclipse in California. Credits: Photo courtesy of James Cahill
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Halston Media photographer and production manager sets up her camera outside of its Bailey Court offices. Credits: Gabrielle Bilik
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Eclipse as seen through a camera lens Credits: Photo courtesy of Bob Onrovic
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Halston Media designer Simone Kurtz, photographs others watching the eclipse. Credits: Gabrielle Bilik
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Readers of Halston Media’s papers contributed photos of their  “Great American Eclipse” experience on Monday, Aug. 21.

The total solar eclipse occurred when the moon’s diameter blocked the sun, causing a few moments of darkness.

The partial eclipse was visible in the New York area from about 1:30 to 4 p.m. While visible at our office in Somers, the area did not experience any darkness. However, 14 states in the path of totality did. Some readers traveled to those areas and contributed pictures to the issue, as well. 

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