Watch Fantastic Footage of the Total Solar Eclipse Over Indonesia

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On Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, skywatchers living in the Pacific were treated to an incredible astronomical event: a total solar eclipse, the only one for all of 2016. 

Unfortunately, the phenomenon — during which the moon moved between the sun and Earth for a few minutes between  8:38 and 8:42 pm ET — was only visible from Indonesia, northern Australia, parts of southern China and Hawaii, meaning that skywatchers in the Western hemisphere were unable to enjoy the fully experience in real time.

Luckily, NASA collaborated with San Francisco's Exploratorium and the National Science Foundation to capture majestic footage of the eclipse in action. Take a look at the clip above to see this year's solar eclipse come and go, and check out the longer video below for a more detailed look at the incredible celestial occurance.