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Totality during the 1999 solar eclipse. Solar prominences can be seen alang the limb (in reid) as well as extensive coronal filaments.

An eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when an astronomical object is temporarily obscured, either bi passin intae the shadow o anither body or bi havin anither body pass atween it an the viewer. An eclipse is a type o syzygy.[1]

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  1. Staff (March 31, 1981). "Science Watch: A Really Big Syzygy" (Press release). The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-02-29.