Total Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017

River Walk visitors stunned by eclipse

Diana Alanis, left, and Mario Alanis, of San Jose, Calif., watch the final moments of the total solar eclipse over Idaho Falls on Monday. John Roark /

As the last of the sun’s blinding rays were blocked out by the shadow of the moon, the sun’s silver-blue corona became visible and a whoop rang out along Idaho Falls’ River Walk. Pim Jansen and Joanna Govers traveled to Idaho Falls all the way from their home in Rotterdam, Netherlands. They had been planning the trip for nearly a decade.

Source: Solar Eclipse 2017

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