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Last Updated: Wednesday March 29 2006 13:53 GMT

In pictures: Solar eclipse

Man in Belgrade watching eclipse

This chap in Belgrade joined people around the world observing the solar eclipse on Wednesday

Sky above Jerusalem

The moon passed in front of the sun. It could be seen in lots of different countries - this shot was taken in Jerusalem

Eclipse watchers in Syria

You need to take care when watching an eclipse - like these people in Syria, with their eye-protectors

Children in Ghana

Kids in Accra, Ghana, manage to look a little bit cooler while watching the sky

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak watches safely through special glasses


This was the view from Ashford in Kent...

Total eclipse

...while in Accra, Ghana, the Moon completely covered the Sun, making it a total eclipse

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