Photos: Annular Solar Eclipse of May 20, 2012 See images of the annular solar eclipse of May 20, 2012 in this photo gallery. Annular solar eclipse goes global, social First annular eclipse in 18 years thrills millions in western U.S. and Southeast Asia and millions more who could only watch on social networks. Watch Live: Annular Solar Eclipse Creates Ring of Fire Join Wired Science for some live feeds of the annular solar eclipse, which will be visible today over eastern Asia and western North America. Rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse dims skies KANARRAVILLE, Utah (Reuters) - The sun and moon aligned over the Earth in a rare astronomical event on Sunday - an annular eclipse that dimmed the skies over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire. As the eclipse reached its peak, a crowd of several thousand viewers gathered in a Utah field took a collective gasp and erupted into applause, cheers and ... Millions look skyward as rare eclipse crosses Asia, western U.S. The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, was visible to wide areas across Asia early Monday. It then moved across the Pacific and was also seen in parts of the western United States Sunday afternoon. This eclipse runs a ring around the others A rare annular solar eclipse will be visible from California on Sunday. From Los Angeles, the moon will block enough of the sun to leave a crescent; viewers farther north will see a fiery ring. A rare "ring" solar eclipse is coming to California on Sunday evening — the first of its kind to be visible from the continental United States since 1994. The May 20, 2012 annular solar eclipse in motion | Bad Astronomy So yesterday was the annular eclipse of the Sun, and I held a live impromptu video chat on Google+ about it. I was joined by Pamela Gay , Fraser Cain , Nicole Gugliucci , and Jason Major , and we had a live video feed using astronomer Scott Lewis's telescope. It was way too much fun! I've embedded the video at the bottom of this post. We asked for pictures, and my Twitter feed overfloweth with ... Rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse to dim skies KANARRAVILLE, Utah (Reuters) - The sun and moon will align over the earth in a rare astronomical event on Sunday - an annular eclipse that will dim the skies over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire. Watch, But Watch Safely, During Annular Solar Eclipse On Sunday, May 20, an annular solar eclipse will be visible to those who live on the West Coast. Watching a solar eclipse can be an exciting and educational experience, but people should do so safely, warns the American... Millions watch Pacific eclipse An annular eclipse, in which the Moon partially blocks out light from the Sun, has moved across east Asia and the western US.
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