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In pics: Stunning images of ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse across the globe

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New Delhi, June 10: The sun appeared as a ring of fire on Thursday in an annular solar eclipse, fascinating skygazers from a vast region of North America, Europe and Asia. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth, casting a shadow on the latter fully or partially blocking the Sun's light in some areas.

Solar eclipse

Beautiful 'Ring of Fire' was seen in several cities from northern Canada, Greenland and the Arctic.Other parts of the Northern Hemisphere saw a sunrise partial eclipse.

A Ring of fire Solar Eclipse delights skygazers

A Ring of fire Solar Eclipse delights skygazers

"Ring of fire" or annular solar eclipses occur when the moon, which is passing between the earth and the sun, is not close enough to the earth to completely obstruct sunlight. This leaves a thin ring of solar disc visible.

A partial view

A partial view

Arbutus: A partial solar eclipse rises over the Baltimore skyline

Skygazers flood images of ring of fire

Skygazers flood images of ring of fire" annular solar eclipse

People flooded photos with their smartphones as they view the "ring of fire" annular solar eclipse.

Magucal view of annular solar eclipse

Magucal view of annular solar eclipse

The moon moves in front of the sun in a rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse

NASA shares mesmerizing photos of eclipse

NASA shares mesmerizing photos of eclipse

A partial solar eclipse is seen as the sun rises behind the Delaware Breakwater Lighthouse, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Lewes Beach in Delaware. The full annular or "ring of fire" solar eclipse was visible to some parts of Greenland, Northern Russia, and Canada.

Image Credit: NASA

A Partial Solar Eclipse

A Partial Solar Eclipse

A partial solar eclipse is seen as the Sun rises behind the United States Capitol Building, Thursday, June 10, 2021, as seen from Arlington, Virginia.

Image credit: NASA

When is the next solar eclipse?

When is the next solar eclipse?

A total solar eclipse will occur on December 4, 2021. Mot of South Australia, southern Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica would witness the celestial event.

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