Photos of the “Great American Eclipse” of 2017

The Great American Eclipse of 21st August 2017, completes 5 years since the USA saw a total solar eclipse of such detail for the first time in around 100 years. The pictures were taken from all around the USA and it broke everyone’s attention to take a pause and look at them.

The Next Solar Eclipse of such kind will appear in 2024.

Great American Eclipse

With the start of the morning of the 21st of August 2017, the shadow moved through the states of Illinois, Idaho, Georgia, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oregon, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wyoming, and North & South Carolina.

The eclipse was completely covered as people went to open places to observe the historical “Great American Eclipse”

Millions of pictures were taken across the US, but what is better than a picture telling the stories of the event?

This picture was taken as a composite of many pictures over a period of time as the eclipse moved across the sun, gained its peak, and ended with the moon uncovering the sun.

Composite Image of the Eclipse
People Observing the Great American Eclipse of 2017

American arranged camps on the sunrise to get the first fresh look at the total solar eclipse as the even revealed itself.

People could be seen on high mountains with their special telescopes, binoculars, and cameras to get something special for this most special event.

One of the greatest shots taken in the history of humankind, when the natural phenomenon was touched by the advancement of human life, as a plane went through the eclipse in front of the observers and the scientists.

This was one of the best shots ever taken.

A plane crossing the Eclipse
Baseball player Jose Medina looking at the Eclipse

Minor league baseball player Jose Medina was captured experiencing the historic event as he looks at the sun during a solar eclipse at Spirit Communications Park.

The next such event is dated to be observed on April 8, 2024, with people calling it the Great North American Eclipse and it is argued to be more special than any of the events ever happened before on the continent, as the moon will block the sun for 4 minutes and 28 seconds.

Moment when Sun's Corona was visible during the Great American Eclipse of 2017
Moment when Sun’s Corona was visible during the Great American Eclipse of 2017
Eclipse in complete Shadows
Eclipse in complete Shadows

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