A woman observes the total solar eclipse at the Yonsei University on July 22, 2009 in Seoul, South Korea. The moon covered 78 percent of the sun during the solar eclipse viewed from Seoul. The longest total eclipse of the sun of this century triggered tourist fever in Asia as astronomy enthusiasts from home and abroad flocked to watch the event .The eclipse was visible from within a narrow corridor that begins in India and crosses through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. By Chung Sung-Jun/Getty.

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