2009-07-22 12:06:26 GMT Xinhua English
HANGZHOU, July 22 (Xinhua) -- When thousands of people thronged outdoors for the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, animals at the zoo in east China's Hangzhou City also reacted, quickly and confusedly.
2009-07-22 10:11:47 GMT Xinhua English
SHANGHAI, July 22 (Xinhua) -- As a rare six-minute total solar eclipse fell across Asia Wednesday morning, ordinary Chinese tried creative ways to watch the phenomenon without damaging their eyes.
2009-07-22 08:48:47 GMT Xinhua English
BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- A total solar eclipse brought darkness to many places along the upper reaches of China's longest river, the Yangtze, at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday.
2009-07-23 06:31:53 GMT Xinhua English
Combo photo taken on July 22, 2009 shows the landscape of Shanghai before (L) and during the full solar eclipse occurring over east China's Shanghai. As full solar eclipse occured, the city illumination of main roads and airports were switched on for safe traffic.
2009-07-23 01:56:40 GMT Xinhua English
Combo photograph taken from 8:20 to 9:46 (from L, Upper to R, Bottom) on July 22, 2009 shows the process of the total solar eclipse seen in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality.
2009-07-21 09:01:40 GMT China Daily
No matter whether you are an experienced astrophotographer, or a novice with a camera in hand, you can have beautiful photographic memories of a total solar eclipse.
2009-07-21 08:55:15 GMT SINA.com
A solar eclipse can occur only when the New Moon occurs close to one of the points (known as nodes) where the Moon's orbit crosses the ecliptic-hence the name.
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