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Rebecca Holihan uses a pane of glass covered in candle soot to view the Great Eclipse of 2017 at Gaunt Park. (Photo by Matthew Collins)

Rebecca Holihan uses a pane of glass covered in candle soot to view the Great Eclipse of 2017 at Gaunt Park. (Photo by Matthew Collins)

There goes the sun …

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Yellow Springers — and most of the United States — spent Monday afternoon staring up at a waning midday sun as the moon moved across its face. The eclipse was partial — 89 percent — but still well worth seeing. While most people viewed the phenomenon with special glasses, some, like Rebecca Holihan, went old-school with a plate of candle-sooted glass. Others, like James Crawford, used a pinhole box or a lens to safely image the eclipse. Still others wielded welding masks, a safe yet slightly creepy viewing apparatus.

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