The spectacular solar eclipse
On Monday afternoon, portions of the United States, in it's first solar eclipse in 99 years, fell dark as the moon eclipsed the sun. For those who missed the rare coast-to-coast event — or for those who simply want to relive its spectacular beauty — check out some photos of the total solar eclipse below.
The skies darkened, and the temperature dropped, and the sun became a crescent sliver as the moon creept into its path around 10 a.m. local time in the Pacific Northwest.
It marked the start of the coast-to-coast total eclipse in North America, the first in more than a century.