Shots from the 2017 Solar Eclipse


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The sun was eclipsed to varying degrees, increasing from about 1 p.m. with a climax at 2:33, and ending at 4 p.m. Here the sun is just beginning to be eclipsed by the sun.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_05472017821171938191.jpgThe sun was eclipsed to varying degrees, increasing from about 1 p.m. with a climax at 2:33, and ending at 4 p.m. Here the sun is just beginning to be eclipsed by the sun. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

This is an early photo of the eclipse, when effects of the moon began to be seen.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_05532017821171939718.jpgThis is an early photo of the eclipse, when effects of the moon began to be seen. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Here the sun is becoming significantly blocked, the moon covering about half of the sun.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_05912017821171942591.jpgHere the sun is becoming significantly blocked, the moon covering about half of the sun. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

At River Valley High School students were given special glasses to be able to witness the rare event.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_05962017821171943849.jpgAt River Valley High School students were given special glasses to be able to witness the rare event. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Students held the glasses tight to their face to ensure safety, and stare in awe at the celestial phenomenon.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_06092017821171945583.jpgStudents held the glasses tight to their face to ensure safety, and stare in awe at the celestial phenomenon. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

As the moon eclipsed more of the sun it became more dramatic, eliciting excitement from the watching students.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_06192017821171947403.jpgAs the moon eclipsed more of the sun it became more dramatic, eliciting excitement from the watching students. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

Here the eclipse is at its peak for Gallia County, covering nearly the whole sun. Despite this, it was still quite bright out.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_DSC_06472017821171948320.jpgHere the eclipse is at its peak for Gallia County, covering nearly the whole sun. Despite this, it was still quite bright out. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

The students came out in groups to see the eclipse, taking a break from Freshman Foundations.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_kids-standing201782117194966.jpgThe students came out in groups to see the eclipse, taking a break from Freshman Foundations. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

This is a photo taken near the peak of the eclipse with a cell phone, showing how powerful the sun remains even when mostly blocked. The glasses made it possible, and safe to see the eclipse.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_no-lense2017821171949313.jpgThis is a photo taken near the peak of the eclipse with a cell phone, showing how powerful the sun remains even when mostly blocked. The glasses made it possible, and safe to see the eclipse. Morgan McKinniss|OVP

One student got creative to safely see the eclipse, constructing a viewing box using aliminum foil and white paper.
http://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2017/08/web1_box2017821171949597.jpgOne student got creative to safely see the eclipse, constructing a viewing box using aliminum foil and white paper. Morgan McKinniss|OVP