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Solar eclipse: Faroe Islands plunged into darkness

Millions of people in the UK and northern Europe have observed spectacular scenes as the Moon passed between the Earth and the Sun.

Many professional and amateur astronomers positioned themselves in the Faroe Islands, where a full eclipse was viable for a full two minutes.

This speeded up footage shows the period when the observers were plunged into darkness.

  • 20 Mar 2015
  • From the section Europe
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