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As the moon passed over the sun for the first time in 38 years, millions of Americans flocked outside to watch the natural phenomenon known as #SolarEclipse2017.

But unlike the last eclipse, social media made it possible to live the moment in real-time. We gathered some of the greatest memes and most interesting moments from the morning. Fortunately you won’t need your goggles for this!

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A few people captured the moment in the air and on the ground.

The official NASA Moon account had a little fun on Twitter and officially blocked NASA’s Sun & Space account.

Some pointed out the only type of Eclipse we shall acknowledge and came through with hilarious memes:


45 got dragged for looking directly at the sun, but then retreated to get his official glasses to view the moment from the Truman balcony at the White House:


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#Issa blind man 😩

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And of course a few celebs got in on the action:


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ECLIPSE ~ @jeniferlewisforreal #blackish

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