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Your pictures: solar eclipse

Photo:  Becki Parsons

A total solar eclipse has been seen across parts of the northern hemisphere from Canada to China. BBC website readers have been sending in their pictures. Photo: Becki Parsons, Birmingham.

Photo: Alex Spodkiewicz

Alex Spodkiewicz, Sheffield: "I used a digital camera with a solar filter to get my shot. The hardest part was waiting for the clouds to clear so you could actually see the eclipse."

Photo: Martin Sayers

Martin Sayers, West Sussex: "My boys were interested in the eclipse for about a minute and then they went back inside to watch cartoons."

Photo: Will Frawley

Will Frawley, Basingstoke: "I took this shot through a reflection in a puddle in my back garden."

Photo: Ed Llewellin

Ed Llewellin, Durham: "I created this image using my old telescope and a piece of paper for my 2-year-old son to see, he thought it was fantastic."

Photo: David Close

David Close, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside: "We all enjoyed the eclipse, myself, my wife and our dog Millie. We all made sure we had our solar glasses; I think Millie looked the coolest out of all of us.

Photo: Peter Byass

Peter Byass, Umea, Sweden: "I'm not a big astronomy fan but this eclipse was nice to see."

Photo: Graham Bloomfield

Graham Boomfield, Bristol: "The eclipse was very impressive; luckily the sun came out just in time to see it."

Photo: Emmett Hanna

Emmett Hanna, London: "I was a bit of an astronomy buff when I was a kid. My wife bought me this telescope for Christmas to get me interested again, it came in very handy today."

Photo: Umayr Sahlan Masud

Photo: Umayr Sahlan Masud, Islamabad, Pakistan. You can send your images to Terms and conditions on the right.

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