In this photo released by Hot Air Balloon Cairns, Hank Harper, right, of Los Angeles watches the solar eclipse from a hot air balloon near Cairns, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.

 

              In this photo released by Hot Air Balloon Cairns, Hank Harper, right, of  Los Angeles watches the solar eclipse from a hot air balloon near Cairns, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.
In this photo released by Hot Air Balloon Cairns, Hank Harper, right, of Los Angeles watches the solar eclipse from a hot air balloon near Cairns, Australia, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Harper flew to Australia with his two children specially to watch the full eclipse, saying we "watched the sun’s rays re-emerge from behind the moon while kangaroos hopped along the ground below." (AP Photo/Hot Air Balloon Cairns)