VIDEO: Solar eclipse over Doncaster

This was the moment Doncaster was plunged into darkness by a partial solar eclipse.

The sun peaked through the cloud long enough for residents to get to see the phenomenon, not seen in the borough since 1999, and not due again until 2090.

The eclipse over Doncaster, taken from Hallgate. Picture: Niall McCarthy.

The eclipse over Doncaster, taken from Hallgate. Picture: Niall McCarthy.

Niall McCarthy, aged 17, of Cantley, took this picture outside his office at Robinson Hornsby, on Hallgate,

He said: I was only two when the last eclipse happened in Doncaster in 1999. I think it was better than I epxcted and I think the cloud helped people see it.”