FULL DETAILS: Rare total solar eclipse 2017

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Monday, August 21, 2017
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While the Bay Area won't experience the total solar eclipse this month, here are some ways you can still watch.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An amazing chance to witness a rare celestial event has come and gone. On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people looked up to the sky to see the first total solar eclipse to sweep coast-to-coast across the U.S. in nearly a century.

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We brought you live coverage on TV and online. Click here for a look at videos, photos, and stories about this rare event.

The eclipse was the first in the Lower 48 states in 38 years.

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The sun, moon and Earth lines up perfectly on Monday, turning day into night for a few minutes from Oregon to South Carolina. A partial eclipse will extended up through Canada and down to the top of South America.

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The total eclipse on Aug. 21 lasted just 1 1/2 hours as the lunar shadow swept across the country.

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How are you celebrating this rare event? Share your photos and videos on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook by tagging them #abc7now and we may show them online or on TV!


The Associated Press contributed to this report.