WATCH: Solar Eclipse Over Philadelphia Region

Monday's historical eclipse captivated the nation. NBC10's Keith Jones has the highlights from our region.

(Published Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017)

The "Great American Solar Eclipse" arrived Monday as #solareclipse2017 fever had people (using proper eye protection) looking toward the skies.

NBC10 streamed the eclipse — as seen from FDR Park in South Philadelphia — online this afternoon. The event began at 1:21 and ended at 4:01, reaching its peak at 2:44. You can watch a time-lapse of it in the video below.

The moon blocked around 75 percent of the sun over Philadelphia around 2:44 p.m. Monday. Here's a sped up look at that moment.

(Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017)

The eclipse was total in some parts of the country, on a path running from Oregon in the Northwest to the southeastern part of the country. People in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware only saw the moon blocking about 75 percent of the sun.

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