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Only total solar eclipse of 2020 darkens South America's skies

A total solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile and Argentina, is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile and Argentina, is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile and Argentina, is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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People use special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People use special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

People use special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A woman watches a solar eclipse through special solar glasses, on a beach in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14.  
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A woman watches a solar eclipse through special solar glasses, on a beach in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A woman watches a solar eclipse through special solar glasses, on a beach in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14.   REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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A man dressed as Santa Claus uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse over South America in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man dressed as Santa Claus uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse over South America in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A man dressed as Santa Claus uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse over South America in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A bird is seen next to a solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile in Porto Alegre, Brazil, December 14. REUTERS/Diego Vara

A bird is seen next to a solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile in Porto Alegre, Brazil, December 14. REUTERS/Diego Vara

A bird is seen next to a solar eclipse, visible in parts of Chile in Porto Alegre, Brazil, December 14. REUTERS/Diego Vara
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People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14.  REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A person uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A person uses special protective glasses to observe the solar eclipse, in Santiago, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A solar eclipse is seen through special solar glasses next to a man who pilots a drone, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A solar eclipse is seen through special solar glasses next to a man who pilots a drone, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A solar eclipse is seen through special solar glasses next to a man who pilots a drone, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

Total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

Total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14.  REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

People observe the solar eclipse over South America in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A couple observes the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A couple observes the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A couple observes the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A man watches a solar eclipse with a welding helmet on, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man watches a solar eclipse with a welding helmet on, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man watches a solar eclipse with a welding helmet on, in Valparaiso, Chile, December 14. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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Boys dressed as Batman and Spiderman observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Boys dressed as Batman and Spiderman observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Boys dressed as Batman and Spiderman observe the solar eclipse over South America in Buenos Aires, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian
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A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone

A total solar eclipse is seen in Las Grutas, in the Rio Negro province, Argentina, December 14. REUTERS/Chiwi Giambirtone
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