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Solar eclipse in S. Korea started at 3:53 PM on Sunday
Updated: 2020-06-21 13:47:59 KST
On this Sunday, much of the world saw a solar eclipse, with the moon blocking out around half of the sun.
The eclipse was able to be seen in West Africa and Asia.
In central West Africa, China and Taiwan, in particular, it looked like a ring of fire the moon blocking out the center of the sun.
In South Korea, according to the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute, the eclipse started at 3:53 PM.
It reached its maximum at 5:02, with about 45 percent of the sun blocked out, and it ended just a few minutes ago.
Skies were clear nationwide, so it was easily seen.
Those who missed this one will have to wait ten years in South Korea to see the next one.
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