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Diane Keaton & 'Book Club' Cast Have an Eclipse Viewing Party!

The cast of Book Club traded their reading glasses for solar eclipse glasses!

The film’s cast – Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen – all took a break from filming to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on Monday afternoon (August 21).

Candice took to her Instagram to share a fun photo of the group looking at the sky with their glasses on.

“Eclipse viewing on Book Club. Keaton, Fonda, Bergen, Steenburgen,” Candice captioned the photo.

The ladies are all currently working on the film, which follows a group of women in their 60s reading “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Check out the cute photo below…

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Sarah Jessica Parker Has Best Reaction to Solar Eclipse (Video)

It’s safe to say that Sarah Jessica Parker enjoyed watch the 2017 Solar Eclipse more than most other people!

The Divorce actress was on a boat in South Carolina with her husband Matthew Broderick and some other friends when the once in a lifetime event happened.

SJP posted a series of four videos and they just get better and better.

“Oh my god this is the most spectacular light I’ve ever seen,” Sarah says in one of them. “It doesn’t make any sense. It’s happening, you guys. It’s happening!”

In the final one, she exclaims. “”We did it. We made it. Oh my God. We saw it. Matthew, yes, exactly! It’s so humbling! It’s so, extraordinary.”

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Bonnie Tyler Sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' Live During Solar Eclipse 2017 (Video)

Bonnie Tyler‘s song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” went to number one on iTunes on Monday (August 21) during the 2017 Solar Eclipse… and she even performed the song live that day!

The legendary singer performed on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship alongside Joe Jonas and his band DNCE.

“I’m on this amazing ship called the Oasis of the Seas, and we’re going to pass right through the totality area a little later on,” Bonnie said on GMA this morning. “We’ll all be wearing our funny glasses, of course, and we’ll see the total eclipse.”

Watch a clip below!

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When Is the Next Solar Eclipse in North America?

The 2017 Solar Eclipse happened today and it was the first total solar eclipse in decades, so many are wondering when the next North American solar eclipse event will happen!

If you missed it because you were out of the country or stuck at work, the next time you can see an eclipse in the United States is on April 8, 2024 and it will be visible from Texas to Maine.

The eclipse today was really special because on it was the first total eclipse that solely passed over the continental United States since the eclipse on June 8, 1918.

And as always, you’ll need eclipse glasses to view the 2024 eclipse as well!

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Donald Trump Looked Directly at the Sun During Eclipse Without Glasses

Donald Trump looked up at the sun on Monday (August 21) during the 2017 Solar Eclipse without the proper protective eyewear to keep his vision safe.

The moment lasted only a second where the President looked upwards, and someone from the crowd watching reportedly screamed “don’t look!”

Moments later, Trump, his wife Melania, and their son Barron put on the proper eclipse glasses to look up and view the phenomenon. You can watch a clip of them taking in the sight below.

Scientists have warned against looking up directly at the sun during the eclipse because it can damage your vision permanently.

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Celebs React to Solar Eclipse 2017 - Read Tweets!

The total solar eclipse just took place in Oregon and in some other places of the United States and celebs are reacting to the once in a lifetime event!

While some parts of the country got to see partial eclipses, there’s a strip of locations across the nation where people will see the moon fully cover the sun.

Lots of stars like Ryan Phillippe and Conan O’Brien have been making jokes about the eclipse while some like Bruce Springsteen have been using the event to plug their own projects.

Read what celebs are saying below!

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How to Take Photos of the Solar Eclipse - Experts Weigh In!

The 2017 Solar Eclipse is set to sweep across North America in just a few hours, and many are wondering if they can take photos with their cellphone.

“It’s one of the most challenging things to photograph, even with a good DSLR camera,” Andrew Symes, an astronomy photographer, told Time magazine. “It’s challenging because the brightness of the sun is changing as the moon crosses in front of it.”

First, you need to be wearing eclipse glasses before you look up at the event.

“[The glasses] dim the sun enough so that it doesn’t just look like a small circle,” Andrew continued. “You should be able to see the moon take a bite out of the sun.”

Experts suggest that using an app such as NightCap Camera may help. In addition, other experts say to set up your cellphone on a tripod or using a selfie stick so that you can actually view the phenomenon.

“You want to take those three or four rare minutes,” Andrew added. “You want to make sure you haven’t missed the moment because you were fiddling with a camera.”

Other experts say that zooming in is a bad idea, and try setting your camera to take a time-lapse video instead. Happy viewing!