People from all around the world descended on northern Australia today to witness one of the most amazing sights in nature -- a total solar eclipse where the moon completely covers the face of the sun. The fact they're the exact same size in the sky (the moon is obviously smaller but much closer) means you get a quick glimpse of the glowing corona surrounding the sun, which is normally hidden from view.
Here comes the sun: Total eclipse of the Sun
Solar Eclipse 2012 Palm Cove, Cairns Australia.
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