Around 1:15 p.m. on Monday, mid-Missouri went dark. As the moon covered the sky in totality for 2 minutes and 41 seconds, locals and visitors alike stood in awe at the spectacle, which will not occur again in North America until April 8, 2024, according to NASA. The following is a curated gallery featuring the Missourian's best images from the 2017 total solar eclipse.

Photography by the Missourian visuals team