Total solar eclipse: See spectacular photos from across America

Astronomy professor at USF talks solar eclipse

What a cool experience!

The last time a solar eclipse swept the country was back in 1918 -- and everyone again experienced it Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. The path of totality, where some areas had complete darkness, passed from Oregon into the Midwest and to the Carolinas.

Areas outside, including the Tampa Bay region, experienced a partial eclipse. Still, temperatures dropped and with the proper glasses, it was an awesome celestial sight!

More: 10News' coverage of the 2017 solar eclipse

The country's next total solar eclipse won't happen again until April 8, 2024, with the line of totality crossing Texas through the Great Lakes.

In the meantime, let's enjoy the very best pictures from the day:

Photos: Total solar eclipse 2017

 

Photos: Eclipse watch across the country

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