Solar Eclipse 2015

The South West was in luck when it came to viewing the eclipse today - here's a collection of photos from our crews, and ones you've sent us. This is the last total solar eclipse visible in the UK until 2090.

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Eclipse: Clifton Observatory

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Dozens gathered at Clifton Observatory in Bristol to watch the solar eclipse over the Clifton Suspension Bridge.

Many astrology fans are wearing special glasses to protect their eyes while others have brought home-made pin hole cameras.

Some people created intricate contraptions to view the partial solar eclipse! Credit: ITV News

Students Greg Robertson, 19, and Sam Firminger, 20, began quaffing a bottle of champagne in preparation for the spectacle.

When we were walking up here we were disappointed because it looked cloudy but it seems like Bristol has pulled it out of the bag. The biology student said they were both hoping for a "beautiful eclipse".

– Sam Firminger

Connor Fitzpatrick and Luke Kerckhof used a colander to see the eclipse.

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