A rare, total, solar eclipse sent Queensland into darkness for two minutes early on Wednesday, creating a wonderful show for the people who gathered to watch it.
It was an eerie feeling to see the morning light fade into darkness, but it wasn’t the same for everybody. In some places, where the eclipse wasn’t full, even though the Sun was almost entirely covered, daylight still ruled. Many places weren’t so fortunate, as the cloud cover was extremely thick and significantly obstructed vision.
The last full solar eclipse visible from Australia was in 2002 and the next one will be in 2028.
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