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6 Weird Effects of a Total Solar Eclipse

Odd things can happen during a total solar eclipse, particularly in the path of totality where the sun is entirely blocked by the moon. Here are six phenomena a person can experience while standing in the path of totality:

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Solar eclipses, one of nature’s most impressive sights, have fascinated people for thousands of years. How much do you know about solar eclipses?

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