What’s Better Than A Total Eclipse Of The Sun? Check This

Any eclipse is worth seeing. A total eclipse — where the moon completely blots out the sun, where day turns to night, where solar flares ring the moon’s shadow like a crown of flame —that’s the eclipse everybody wants to see, the alpha eclipse that eclipses all the other eclipses. Everybody knows this (me included), until I saw [the above photo]….”

Find out more from Robert Krulwich at NPR.

'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse: The Science of Today's Strange Celestial Event"A potentially dazzling ring-shaped solar eclipse today (May 9) will be a celestial show sure to amaze for those able to view it. Weather permitting, the passage of the moon in front of the sun will make the star look like a cosmic "ring of fire" for observers in western Australia, where the best viewing areas are."Read more from SPACE.com.
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'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse: The Science of Today's Strange Celestial Event

"A potentially dazzling ring-shaped solar eclipse today (May 9) will be a celestial show sure to amaze for those able to view it. Weather permitting, the passage of the moon in front of the sun will make the star look like a cosmic "ring of fire" for observers in western Australia, where the best viewing areas are."

Read more from SPACE.com.

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