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    If you looked up into the sky last night, you may have witnessed an annular solar eclipse, when the moon does not completely block the sun, but leaves a fiery ring around its circumference. Also known as the Ring of Fire, it was visible from only certain parts of the world - the Chinese coast, north...
    May 21, 2012

    Most Stunning Solar Eclipse Photos 2012 - My Modern Metropolis

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    • O . M

      Hikers watch the annular solar eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Photograph by Michael Chow

    • Kate Lenten

      Ring of Fire Eclipse: 2012 - The Big Picture - Hikers watch an annular "eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix, May 20, 2012 by Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic"

    • Fabio Fusco

      20 May 2012: Hikers watch an annular eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona. The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, was visible in wide areas across China, Japan and elsewhere in the region before moving across the Pacific to be seen in parts of the western United States. Picture: The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow/AP

    • Lisa Arguello

      20 May 2012: | annular eclipse | Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona | The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges | The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow/AP

    • Huw Morgan

      Hikers watch an annular eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona Picture: The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow

    • Mhoraig .

      Eclipse! Hikers watch the annular solar eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic)

    • elembee123

      Hikers watch an annular eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix, May 20, 2012. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic) Ring of Fire Eclipse: 2012 - The Big Picture - Boston.com

    • Oren Gaskill III

      our Sun... leaving us spellbound... every time... "Ring Of Fire" Eclipse by Michael Chow/AP Photo An amazing shot of Hikers watching the annular eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona, USA on Sunday, May 20, 2012. 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 China, Japan and elsewhere in the region before moving across the Pacific to be seen in parts of the western United States.

    • Boni Holliday

      Annual “Ring of Fire” Eclipse (photo by Michael Chow, Arizona Republic)

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