The Longest Solar Eclipse of the Century July 22nd 2009. [Awesome Pictures.]
People watch the solar eclipse on the peak of Malu Mountain in Liuzhou, China on July 22, 2009. A total solar eclipse covered a narrow path across Asia, where it darkened skies for millions of people for more than six minutes in some places.
An aircraft flies past the sun during a solar eclipse above New Delhi, India on July 22, 2009.
A partial solar eclipse is seen near the minaret of a mosque in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
A partial solar eclipse is seen beyond a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the southern Indian city of Chennai, India on July 22, 2009
A partial solar eclipse is seen behind the Taj Mahal in the northern Indian city of Agra on July 22, 2009
A bird flies past a partial solar eclipse, seen behind one of the domes of the Golden Temple the Sikhs holiest shrine - in Amritsar, India
A dinosaur sculpture situated outside a themed restaurant is silhouetted against a partial solar eclipse in Taipei, Taiwan
A partial solar eclipse is seen through clouds in Hyderabad, Pakistan on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
The moon passes between the sun and the earth, nearing a total solar eclipse, as seen in Changsha, Hunan province, China on July 22, 2009.
The sun´s edge, or limb, peeks out from behind the moon during a total solar eclipse above Varanasi, India on Wednesday, July 22, 2009.
A red crescent of sun is visible during a total solar eclipse seen above Varanasi, India on Wednesday, July 22, 2009
In this handout image provided by National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, the sun´s corona is clearly visible during the solar eclipse on July 22, 2009, seen near Iwojima Island, Tokyo, Japan.
Much of the sun´s corona becomes visible as the moon passes between the sun and the earth during a total solar eclipse, seen above Varanasi, India
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