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Photo, Video: Solar Eclipse Plunges Easter Island, South Pacific into Daytime Darkness


Thousands joined the Moai statues on Easter Island to witness a total solar eclipse lasting five minutes yesterday. The eclipse's path also darkened the Cook Islands before briefly touching Chile and Argentina.

Watch raw video from the AP, AFTER THE JUMP...

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  1. stunningly beautiful

    i love our pagan roots

    Posted by: Marcito | Jul 12, 2010 8:55:59 AM

  2. If you haven't experienced a total eclipse, you should. The next one over NYC won't be for about 400 years. The average spot on the earth won't have a total eclipse but every 1000 years.

    Posted by: anon | Jul 12, 2010 12:13:56 PM

  3. There's one that will cut a narrow path from coast to coast across the US in 2017.

    Posted by: Alan Miles | Jul 20, 2010 9:44:04 AM

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