The solar eclipse in the USA produced some spectacular imagery and this latest video is testament to that

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The solar eclipse across the US on August 21 prompted many filmmakers to undertake the difficult task of trying to capture the unique event.

Filmmaker and photographer Stephen Wilkes found a solution to the problem with the use of 4K 360° video to capture the moon’s shadow cover Teton Valley in Idaho.

360° videos are usually filmed using multi-camera systems before the shots are then stitched together like the Freedom360 mount.

However, Mr Wilkes told Time magazine that he used a compact self-stitching camera to capture the footage where every direction is recorded at the same time.

He said: “It gives the viewer an experience of an event that you can’t replicate.

“As wonderful as still photographs are of the moon crossing the sun, when you see it in 360° video you actually get to experience the event of totality as if you are standing there.”

Watch the video to see the final result.