solar eclipse

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solar eclipse

[′sō·lər i′klips]
(astronomy)
An eclipse that takes place when the new moon passes between the earth and the sun and the shadow formed reaches the earth; may be classified as total, partial, or annular.
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The longest annular solar eclipse of the millennium began on Friday and travelled across several African countries before heading towards the Indian Ocean and eastern Asia.
Time of Maximum Eclipse for Annular Solar Eclipse of May 10
OSAKA, Japan -- Panasonic Corporation has launched "ECLIPSE LIVE FROM FUJIYAMA by SOLAR POWER" and will broadcast the annular solar eclipse on May 20, 2012 (Pacific Standard Time/PST) live to the world from the summit of Mt.
Sunday's annular solar eclipse will only be visible in certain parts of the world, but the "ring of fire" phenomenon shouldn't be missed.
26] DAYTIME: An annular solar eclipse is visible in the morning along a line stretching from Chile and Argentina across the Atlantic Ocean through Angola.
In 2005 at the age of 7, I flew with my family to Valencia to see the Annular Solar Eclipse of the Sun.
An annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun and the moon are exactly in line, but the apparent size of the moon's shadow is smaller than that of the visible disc of the sun.
In an annular solar eclipse, the sun appears as a ring (annulus) with the moon blocking the sun's light.
Neither the slight partial lunar eclipse on September 7th nor the annular solar eclipse on September 22nd is visible from the US or Canada.
Accommodation is rapidly being booked up by star- gazers keen to see the annular solar eclipse.
During the latest annular solar eclipse that occurred on Sept.
The Sun experiences an annular solar eclipse as seen from parts of Africa on September 1st; see details at http://is.