Partial solar eclipse watched by people through welders glass on Arthur's Seat in Edinburgh picture: Katielee Arrowsmith SWNS

Solar eclipse Scotland: Stunning photos show sightings of rare celestial event

Many amateur and professional photographers had their cameras at the ready to photograph a rare solar eclipse this week.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 9:54 pm

On Thursday, this spectacular event – the first in more than six years – saw the Moon move across the face of the Sun, but not completely blocking out the light coming from it.

For the UK, the best time to see the eclipse was late morning with the best sightings in the north of Scotland

Here are some pictures taken from professional photographers and locals showing their experience seeing the rare, celestial event.

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