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Eclipse99 Tuesday, 17 August, 1999, 16:44 GMT 17:44 UK
Eclipse news archive
Special report
Special report
11 August
Wallpaper
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On this page you can browse a comprehensive archive of stories about the 1999 total solar eclipse posted by BBC News Online. You can follow the build-up to the event and see how it was covered on the day.



Papers thrilled by eclipse
12 August 99

13 million tune in to TV eclipse
12 August 99

Eclipse traffic 'hangover'
12 August 99

Eclipse 1999 - The event in pictures in the UK and across the world
12 August 99

South West delivers eclipse verdict
12 August 99

Eclipse festival called off
12 August 99

Middle Eastern press report eclipse fear and jubilation
12 August 99

UK touched by history
12 August 99

Eclipse eye damage reports rise
12 August 99


Earth wonders at Heaven's gift
11 August 99

Pagan weddings eclipse hearts
11 August 99

Eclipse latest - South West UK
11 August 99

Under the Moon's shadow
11 August 99

Total eclipse replay
11 August 99

Traffic chaos after eclipse
11 August 99

Partial eclipse over Wales
11 August 99

Asian fear and wonder at eclipse
11 August 99

Eclipse seekers flock to Iranian town
11 August 99

Iraqi anger at 'eclipse bombings'
11 August 99

Wildlife fooled by double dawn
11 August 99

European watchers faced eclipse lottery
11 August 99

Eclipse 99 - Picture gallery: all eyes skyward
11 August 99

The eclipse - How was it for you?
11 August 99

Eclipse lightens Scotland's day
11 August 99

Eclipse sparks record power surge
11 August 99

Views of the eclipse from around the UK
11 August 99

Eclipse shadow unveils scientific mysteries
11 August 99

Eclipse scientists in the swing
11 August 99

Eclipse experience starts flood of e-mail
11 August 99

Eclipse watchers in Northern Ireland strike lucky
11 August 99

Total treat or Concorde passengers
11 August 99

Countdown to eclipse
11 August 99

Poor final forecast for eclipse weather
11 August 99

All eyes on eclipse
11 August 99

Eclipse world view
11 August 99

Papers anticipate 'wall of night'
11 August 99

Eclipse casts its spell worldwide
11 August 99

Flotilla views eclipse at sea
11 August 99


Hectic hunt for Sun's secrets
10 August 99

Anxious wait for eclipse
10 August 99

Picture gallery: the world awaits the eclipse
10 August 99

Computer links for eclipse health emergencies
10 August 99

Eclipse watchers defy weather
10 August 99

The greatest show off Earth
10 August 99


India's mystics prepare for the eclipse
9 August 99

Eclipse tour company collapses
9 August 99

Eclipse festival raps government
9 August 99

Gloomy outlook for eclipse
9 August 99

Flop forecast for Europe's eclipse
9 August 99

Retailers split over eclipse glasses
9 August 99


Eclipse world view
7 August 99

Prescott welcomes eclipse motorists
6 August 99

Dancing in the dark
6 August 99

Eclipse seekers threaten ancient monuments
6 August 99

Iraq wants eclipse truce
4 August 99

Violence casts shadow over eclipse
4 August 99

French restrict eclipse traffic
3 August 99

Police calm eclipse anarchy fears
1 August 99

Eclipse forecast goes online
1 August 99


Government warns of eclipse danger
29 July 99

Coastguard computer 'could put lives at risk'
27 July 99

Moon probe threatened by eclipse
26 July 99

ET and the eclipse
22 July 99

French eclipse safety campaign
22 July 99

Designs on the eclipse
21 July 1999

Dark side of the eclipse
19 July 1999

Bleak outlook for UK eclipse watchers
4 July 99

Eclipse 'invasion' fears over monuments
3 July 99


Hysteria overshadowing eclipse - MP
26 May 99

Eclipse chaos fears dent Cornish tourism
23 May 99

Eclipse cooks eyeballs
22 March 99

The price of eclipse
1 Feb 99


Shadow falls over South America
26 Feb 98

Eclipse minister plea blotted out
25 Nov 98

Cornish women told to put family plans on hold
18 Nov 98

Total eclipse will bring chaos to Cornwall
11 Aug 98

Millions to descend on Cornwall for solar eclipse
8 Jul 98

Historic solar eclipse nears
25 Feb 98


This page was prepared for the 1999 total solar eclipse on 11 August. The next total eclipse can be seen across southern Africa on 21 June, 2001.

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