Total Eclipse 2017

Collection of the best shots on Instagram

Just yesterday (Monday August 21st), many people were treated to a rare total solar eclipse. For this eclipse, the longest period when the moon completely blocks the sun from any given location along the path will be about two minutes and 40 seconds (NASA).

An estimate of around 300 million Americans got to witness the first total solar eclipse cross the United states since 1918. With the solar eclipse potentially being a once-in-a-lifetime experience, many took to the various social media platforms to document their solar eclipse 2017 experience.

With the help of Popular Chip’s social listening tool, we were able to find the top shots on Instagram with the hashtag #SolarEclipse2017 and #Eclipse2017 and here they are!

Number 1: @WaltDisneyWorld 158,880 likes

Number 2: @jeanapvp 45,010 likes

Number 3: @Redbull 46,161 likes

Number 4: @USInterior 41,584 likes

Number 5: @HBO 43,673 likes

Number 6: @ourplanetdaily 23,694 likes

Number 7: @TIME 22,124 likes

Number 8: @luxuryworldtraveler 20,820 likes

Number 9: @auadrf 20,389 likes

Number 10: @rgiii 17,876 likes


Surprisingly, the posts that made it to the top 10 are mainly from various brand accounts. To end off, here are some posts from celebrities who joined in the whole eclipse fun on their Instagram as well!

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Total eclipse vibes

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