In Berlin, we were able to gapture a pinhole view of the eclipse through our makeshift viewer - here's a photo from around the peak of the moon's passage across the sun:
One reader from Munich got in touch to show us how they were viewing the astronomical event:
Meanwhile there were images from around Germany of people taking advantage of the sunny day to view the eclipse.
Dutch royal couple Willem-Alexander and Maxima took a moment out of their trip to Hamburg to watch it:
In Munich, crowds of children viewed the eclipse using their special glasses:
While on Berlin's Teufelsberg, there was some serious photography underway:
Some people shared images of their creative viewing setups:
And of course, some pranksters couldn't help but make a joke out of the whole thing: