Skywatcher Brad Whitsitt of Indianapolis, Indiana captured this view of the Oct. 23 partial solar eclipse seen through wispy clouds at 6:15 p.m. ET using a Canon 5D camera and 700mm lens equipped with - most importantly - a protective solar filter. A giant sunspot group can clearly be seen on the surface of the sun. Credit: Brad Whitsitt.
The partial solar eclipse of Oct. 23, 2014, approaches its conclusion at the Arizona location of the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter.
The moon continued to pass in front of the sun on Oct. 23, 2014, as shown in this live webcast image provided by the Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, Arizona.
This NASA graphic shows the region of visibility for the partial solar eclipse of Oct. 23. NASA eclipse expert Fred Espenak created this view, which shows the track of the eclipse as the moon's shadow moves across the Earth's surface. Credit: NASA.