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Rare Solar Eclipse Reaches West Texas

On Sunday night, a rare solar eclipse could be seen from around the world.
PERMIAN BASIN -- On Sunday night, a rare solar eclipse could be seen from around the world.

An eclipse is where the sun appears as a thin ring behind the moon.

It's visibility reach extended from Japan, all the way to the United States. It was only visible in parts of California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

Just as the sun set, people in West Texas could could catch a glimpse of it. There were a few clouds that rolled in.

In Japan, people saw a spectacular view of the eclipse, where more than 80 percent of the sun was blocked.

It's the first time the eclipse was seen in the U.S. since 1994.

Viewer Adriana Nandin snapped this photo of the eclipse Sunday evening. (Credit: Adriana Nandin)
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