A partial Solar eclipse is seen just after sunrise over the Queens borough of New York across the East River on November 3, 2013
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LIVE: Solar eclipse seen in Africa, Europe and the US

A rare solar eclipse allowing a view of the Sun that is totally or partially blocked out by the Moon is under way.

This solar eclipse is a rare occurrence in that it is "hybrid" - switching between an annular and total eclipse.

Watch live coverage of the eclipse from Kenya.