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Solar eclipse plunges Pacific into darkness

07-12-2010 10:55 BJT

Solar eclipse plunges Pacific into darkness

The sun is seen partially covered by the moon on Easter Island, 3700 km off the Chilean coast in the Pacific Ocean, July 11, 2010. A total solar eclipse drew an 11,000-kilometer (6,800-mile) arc over the Pacific Sunday, plunging remote isles into darkness in a heavenly display climaxing on mysterious Easter Island.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)
The sun is seen partially covered by the moon on Easter Island, 3700 km off the 
Chilean coast in the Pacific Ocean, July 11, 2010. A total solar eclipse drew an 
11,000-kilometer (6,800-mile) arc over the Pacific Sunday, plunging remote
 isles into darkness in a heavenly display climaxing on mysterious Easter Island.(Xinhua/Reuters Photo)

 

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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