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The main effects seen at totality were therefore Baily's Beads and the horizon colours.
First there will be the specks of light round the blackness known as Baily's Beads which are formed by the last rays of sunshine cutting through moon valleys.
After a couple of minutes (that seem like seconds) the end of totality is heralded by Baily's beads, the aptly-named phenomenon where tiny chinks of the solar surface shine through lunar valleys at the edge of the moon.