Eclipse live blog: photos and video from the field

2 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Monday, August 21 2017 Aug 21, 2017 Monday, August 21, 2017 7:58:00 AM CDT August 21, 2017 in Eclipse Events
By: Annie Hammock, KOMU Interactive Director and Danielle Katz, Daniel Perreault and Mica Soellner, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

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.

Eclipse going on. Go outside! #comoeclipse

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