Only total solar eclipse of 2020 thrills sky gazers in Argentina

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    Crowds gathered to witness the only total solar eclipse of 2020 in Argentina’s Piedra de Aguila. The totality phase of the eclipse, where the moon covers the sun completely, lasted for around two minutes as day turned into night. The path of totality went across parts of Argentina and southern Chile, giving these observers the best view of the total eclipse in South America.

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    Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south.

    With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, the second largest in South America after Brazil, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation by area.

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