‘Ring of Fire’ Eclipse Wows Australia

Solar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse (Photo credit: MarkGregory007)

People waking up in the Australian Outback Friday morning, along with other parts of the Pacific, were among the lucky few to witness a “ring of fire” solar eclipse, as the moon slipped between the Earth and the sun, covering everything but a blazing ring of light around the edges.

(DETAILS: Solar Eclipse Turns Sun into ‘Ring of Fire’)

The eclipse lasted between three and six minutes, depending on its location, and blacked out around 95 percent of the sun at its peak.

Source: The Weather Channel  


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