MagazineAug 22, 2017
You'd have to go back almost 100 years to witness the last total solar eclipse over America and boy did they take advantage of this one. Just about everyone in the country had gotten themselves a pair of special eclipse glasses and stared at the sun (and moon) until it went dark. And light again.
The Bailey's Beads effect is seen as the moon makes its final move over the sun during the total solar eclipse on above Madras NASA/REUTERS