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Calendar's weather presenter Jon Mitchell was at Greenside Primary School in Pudsey today to watch the eclipse with the children there. And, as he soon found out they certainly knew their stuff.
Children from Greenside Primary School in Pudsey tell Calendar weatherman Jon Mitchell all about their eclipse experience.
Cloud cover did not stop children from Greenside Primary School in Pudsey from trying to watch this morning's partial eclipse.
The pupils, who had made special viewers to see the event did manage to capture a glimpse between breaks in the cloud. They will be considerably older next time there is a comparable solar eclipse in this country, which is due in 2026, and it will be 2090, until Britain sees another total eclipse.
Watch live coverage as millions gather to watch a near-total solar eclipse:
Live coverage of this event has now finished.
The image coming in from Svalbard in Norway.
The next solar eclipse of similar magnitude to today's event which will be seen from Britain is on August 12, 2026.
On that date up to 95 per cent of the Sun will be obscured. Britain will not see a total solar eclipse until September 23, 2090
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