Recent solar eclipses from around the world

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Here are some photos of recent solar eclipses around the world as North America prepares to see another on Aug. 21. 

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    A girl uses special glasses to look into the sky during a partial solar eclipse outside the Planetario on March 20, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.A girl uses special glasses to look into the sky during a partial solar eclipse outside the Planetario on March 20, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.

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