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Solar eclipse 2015: Millions witness phenomenon across UK and Europe

Millions of people across the UK and Europe have witnessed the best solar eclipse in years.

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Total eclipse 'most beautiful thing'

A solar astrophysicist who witnessed the total eclipse in Svalbard has described as "the most beautiful thing" he had ever seen.

Pal Brekke, from the Norwegian Space Agency, said: "I've seen one eclipse before in Europe and this was far, far better".

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