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Spectacular Photos of the Eclipse Captured by Viewers Across the Country

The total solar eclipse will be visible from a narrow strip of land that stretches all the way across the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina.

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This photo uploaded by Instagram user Bre Detrick shows the solar eclipse as it moves through the Hogadon Basin Ski Area in Wyoming, Aug. 21, 2017.Courtesy of Bre Detrick

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What a sight! For the first time since 1918, a solar eclipse swept across the nation. The light show was best seen from a narrow strip of land that stretched all the way across the U.S., from Oregon to South Carolina.

Below is a map of real-time Instagram uploads by folks who had the best seats in the house. Click on the dots to see what people saw through their smartphone lenses.

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