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The most hilarious tweets from the solar eclipse

Twitter user Ben Shapiro makes a meme of Trump and the movie "Independence Day."
Twitter user Ben Shapiro makes a meme of Trump and the movie "Independence Day."
Twitter user Ben Shapiro

The Great American Eclipse is over.

Millions of people across the nation celebrated the solar eclipse, which reached totality about 11:30 a.m. in Idaho on Monday.

Several people in Utah traveled to Idaho to watch the event.

People are already looking ahead. Utah residents will have a front-row seat to the 2045 eclipse, as it’s slated to pass through the Beehive State.

But before we move forward, it’s important to look back and honor the eclipse for what it was.

And in 2017, that means looking at the Twitter discussion.

Twitter was rampant with memes, jokes and parodies all about the eclipse. Here’s a look at some of the funniest ones.

General jokes were shared.

https://twitter.com/iSmashFizzle/status/899711358563999745

Several people urged viewers not to look directly into the eclipse, but then joked about those who did.

https://twitter.com/petersuderman/status/899620507343089664
https://twitter.com/joelcifer/status/899707977497808901

Some speculated that this might be the end of civilization.

Brands even got in on the action.

Tweeters also got a little political with their tweets on the eclipse.

https://twitter.com/SopanDeb/status/899675461999112192

Pop culture-related jokes were told, too.

https://twitter.com/SopanDeb/status/899682838911610881

And other people left real-life accounts.

President Donald Trump, who watched the eclipse with his wife Melania Trump and son Baron Trump, actually took off his glasses to look at the sun (something many have urged not to do), according to CNN.

Twitter went nuts.