Catching the eclipse through a special pair of glasses. Even with the moon in the way, the sun is still very potent to the eyes. (Octavian Lacatusu/Oak Bay News)

VIDEO: The eclipse in Oak Bay

Athlone Court offices take a mid-morning break to see the partial eclipse

Pinhole camera, a cardboard box, draws immediate attention in final moments of this morning’s partial eclipse.

Victorians across the south Island donned special glasses or other various methods to take in the partial solar eclipse. With clear skies, Victoria had best view of the rare celestial event, with 90 per cent of the sun blocked.

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