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Total solar eclipse in northern Australia (Watch live)

Views of the solar eclipse in northern Australia at and near totality Tuesday afternoon (EST) (NASA)

“The eclipse will cast its 150-kilometer (95-mile) wide shadow starting at dawn in Australia’s Northern Territory and then cross the northeast tip of the country before swooping east across the South Pacific, where no islands are in its direct path,” reports the Associated Press.

NASA has been covering this spectacle with a live feed from Australia via USTREAM. The images above are screen grabs.

See below for live video feeds from NASA and other sources. Great views of the eclipse will be available on these feeds through around 8 p.m. EST.

NASA Live Feed

SLOOH Live Feed

Cairns Eclipse 2012 Live Web Cast Live feed

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.


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