Eclipse Dazzles Asia
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 21, 2009 10:09 PM CDT
China's Chongqing Municipality.   (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhou Hengyi)
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(Newser) – The longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century is providing a sensation in parts of India, China, and throughout Asia. In some areas, the eclipse has lasted 6 minutes and 39 seconds. To see photos—it's just a partial eclipse in many regions—click on Slideshow, at left.