Eclipse live blog: photos and video from the field
COLUMBIA - Clouds dissipated enough for many people in mid-Missouri to get a good view of the total solar eclipse. Crowds gathered at Cosmo Park cheered as the moon covered the sun and the solar corona appeared.
Thousand of people gathered at meeting points around the region, including Jefferson City, Gans Creek Recreation Area, Boonville and Fulton.
Viewer photos and video appear below in reverse chronological order with the newest on top. You can see more images in our viewer photo gallery.
@KOMUnews It was AWESOME site to see, I do remember the 1979 eclipse, I was 16 years old. Hopefully everyone got to see it!!!— Esperanza Lopez (@Esperan12809205) August 21, 2017
David from Minnesota has invested in high quality gear and has been preparing for 4 years. pic.twitter.com/z4wobWsStl— Jacob Seus (@jacobseus) August 21, 2017
John came all the way from Maine. His mother took him to the last eclipse 48 years ago. Today is her 90th birthday! pic.twitter.com/QAKOiVU2rd— Jacob Seus (@jacobseus) August 21, 2017
People have traveled from Maine, Boston, Louisiana, Illinois, Arkansas, Minnesota and Texas to be at the Gans Creek Recreation Area.— Jacob Seus (@jacobseus) August 21, 2017
— Sarah Trott (@sarahtrottTV) August 21, 2017