Somewhat typically, yesterday's much-hyped partial solar eclipse was a bit of a damp squib in the UK, thanks to some pesky thick grey clouds hovering over much of the country.
However, elsewhere in the world the weather was more willing to assist in this often breathtaking spectacle.
Here we give you five of the most stunning views: 1) Czech Republic; 2) France; 3) Germany; 4) Israel; 5) Russia. Enjoy.
(Images: Getty Images & Rex Features)