Total Solar Eclipse Seen from Union Glacier, Antarctica.

A total solar eclipse could be seen from Antarctica on Saturday with NASA live streaming the event, showing a striking image of the sky darkening.

Those living in southern parts of Africa, Australia and South America could also witness a partial solar eclipse.

A solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the sun and Earth, casting a striking shadow.

(AP)

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