Rare 'ring of fire' solar eclipse - PHOTOS

  26 December 2019    Read: 1252

Annular solar eclipse, in which the moon does not completely cover the sun as it transits across the star’s face, was seen from Asia to the Middle East.

The next annual eclipse in June 2020 will be visible to a narrow band from Africa to northern Asia.The moon begins to cover the sun, as seen in Bangkok

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Children uses eclipse glasses to watch a rare solar eclipse central Myanmar

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A view of the partial solar eclipse, in Sanaa, Yemen

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A bird flies past as the moon moves in front of the sun, in Bangkok

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A girl watches a solar eclipse through a foot X-ray as the moon covers the sun in a rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse as seen from Islamabad

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The near total ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse as seen from the south Indian city of Dindigul in Tamil Nadu

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The eclipse as seen from Bahrain

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