Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

A flash of light, then raucous joy

Laurie Dee, center, looks throws through a telescope at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls during the total solar eclipse over Idaho Falls on Monday. John Roark /

The sky was clear and nearly dark at 11:32 a.m. Monday as people at Melaleuca Field pointed their eyes and cameras upward in anticipation of the celestial marvel to follow one minute later.

Source: Solar Eclipse 2017

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