Science Crikey! Gorgeous solar eclipse wows Australians.

Skywatchers down under viewed the first solar eclipse of 2014, as the moon covered about two thirds of the sun. 

By , SPACE.com Managing Editor

Jay Pasachoff/Williams College

The moon took a bite out of the sun in the first solar eclipse of the year on Tuesday (April 29), a celestial ballet visible from Australia that captivated stargazers despite cloudy weather.