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Science Solar eclipse delights Queensland (+video)

Thousands flocked to Australian beaches to watch a solar eclipse as darkness descended for a couple of minutes early Wednesday morning. The solar eclipse was predicted to bring millions to the area's tourism industry.   

By StaffReuters / November 13, 2012

AP Photo/Tourism Queensland, Murray Anderson-Clemence

A rare full solar eclipse plunged north Queensland into darkness for two minutes early on Wednesday, delighting the thousands of people who had gathered on the Australian state's beaches.