Photos: 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse

Sun sliver

Eclipse sun sliver

(Image credit: Oregon State University)

In this photo taken in Oregon, a sliver of the sun shows during the total solar eclipse.

Bright light

Oregon Eclipse 2017

(Image credit: Oregon State University)

Another shot of the eclipse from Oregon.

Eclipse totality

Eclipse totality

(Image credit: Oregon State University)

Oregon State University fell in the path of totality, allowing them to snap this amazing photo.

Partial eclipse

Eclipse composite

(Image credit: Joel Kowsky/NASA)

A composite image of nine photos showing the progression of the partial solar eclipse near Banner, Wyoming.

Airline shot

Alaska Airlines Eclipse

(Image credit: AlaskaAir/Twitter)

Alaska Airline tweeted, "Experiencing the #GreatAmericanEclipse from 35,000 feet was #TotalityAwesome. We know, we know, pics or it didn't happen. #SolarEclipse2017."

Laura Geggel

Laura is the archaeology and Life's Little Mysteries editor at Live Science. She also reports on general science, including paleontology. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Scholastic, Popular Science and Spectrum, a site on autism research. She has won multiple awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for her reporting at a weekly newspaper near Seattle. Laura holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree in science writing from NYU.