Sunday morning, early risers were able to view the solar eclipse over the eastern United States; the solar eclipse lasted about 30 minutes and was seen immediately after the sunrise. The news of the solar eclipse has created an Internet buzz Sunday morning.
At approximately 6:30 a.m. Sunday morning the sun rose over the eastern United States and some parts of Canada. Clouds covered most of the mid-west and the northern east coast early Sunday making the solar eclipse impossible for many Americans to see, according to USA Today.
The solar eclipse was one of the rare hybrid eclipses and some people could see where the moon did not block out the sun. A total eclipse is when the moon completely blocks out the sun. In central Africa many people were able to see a total eclipse of the sun. It was also viewable in southern Europe, according to Space.com.
In the United States, the next total solar eclipse will be on Aug. 21, 2017.
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Sources: Space.com and USA Today