From confused animals at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia to timid viewers in North Charleston as clouds and lightning approached the Lowcountry, there were a mixed bag of experiences of totality across the Lowcountry and the state.
The whooping students quieted. The NASA broadcasters just let the cameras run. Laser physicist Barry Coyle got goosebumps.
Around downtown Charleston, the fantastical mixed with the mundane as hundreds gathered to watch the eclipse while others went about their lives as if nothing much was happening.
Congratulations, you live in the Charleston area or you're here visiting, and you've got a front row seat to one of the most anticipated astronomical events in recent memory.
The potential 1 million visitors expected in Charleston Monday should be warned: It may be cloudy during the eclipse.
Monday won't be the typical start to the work week in the Charleston area as residents and visitors alike prepare for the sky to go dark mid-afternoon.
The eclipse experience in South Carolina? Clouds and crowds.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — How do you top the celestial event of a lifetime? By getting engaged, totally.
Thousands of people saw the solar eclipse from Charleston on Monday.