VIDEO from Multiple Locations: Solar Eclipse Seen in U.S. and Africa


A rare solar eclipse swept across parts of the US, Africa and Europe on Sunday. Described as a “hybrid eclipse,” some areas were witnessing a total blackout with others experiencing a partial version.


Unusual view during sunrise from Key West Florida at 6:35 AM EST Sunday (Eclipse starts just after elapsed time 1:25).


A rare ‘hybrid’ solar eclipse, hailed as ‘the most interesting eclipse of the year,’ has swept across parts of Africa, America and Europe on Sunday. A hybrid eclipse usually starts and ends as an annular event, although it appears as a total eclipse in the middle. According to NASA, this Sunday’s eclipse is even more unique as it starts annular and ends as a total eclipse.


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