Ah, the Cosmic Ballet Goes on.
Except on Twitter, apparently, where the great Solar Eclipse of our age is largely being celebrated by the mass posting of fake 'viral' images.
Here are some of the fake images that you really should know better than to retweet while the actual eclipse takes place.
— Roses (@StellarPillar) January 27, 2015
So what does an eclipse look like from space?
UPDATE: A picture we previously flagged as being a fake photo of an eclipse was actually real -- this picture was actually taken on the Mir space station in 1999. We apologise for the error.