Total solar eclipse witnessed at Union Glacier, Antartica

Felipe Trueba, Imagen Chile/AFP

Posted at Dec 05 2021 12:07 PM

Total solar eclipse plunges Antartica into total darkness

Handout picture released by Imagen Chile showing a total solar eclipse from Union Glacier in Antarctica, on Saturday. A total solar eclipse plunged Antarctica from summer into darkness early Saturday in a rare astronomical spectacle witnessed by a handful of scientists and thrill-seekers.