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People view the solar eclipse from the beach at Palm Cove in... News PhotoAstronomy,Australia,Beach,Biology,Eclipse,Horizontal,People,Queensland,Science and Technology,Solar Eclipse,SunPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPPeople view the solar eclipse from the beach at Palm Cove in Australia's Tropical North Queensland on November 14, 2012. Eclipse-hunters have flocked to Queensland's tropical northeast to watch the region's first total solar eclipse in 1,300 years on November 14, which occurred as the moon passed between the earth and the sun, casting a shadow path on the globe and lasting for a maximum on the Australian mainland of 2 minutes and 5 seconds. AFP PHOTO / Tourism Queensland == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO / Tourism Queensland ' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == (Photo credit should read Murray Anderson-Clemence/AFP/Getty Images)