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Millions Watch Eclipse Crossing Asia, US

May 21, 2012
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Millions turned out in Asia and the western US to watch a rare annular eclipse crossing the skies.

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RAW VIDEO: Rare Eclipse Crosses Asia, US

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AP (May 20, 2012) — Millions in Asia and the Western U.S. were looking up as a rare "ring of fire" eclipse crossed the sky. The eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, leaving only a golden "ring of fire" visible.
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Ring of Fire Eclipse Seen in US, Asia

Ring of Fire Eclipse Seen in US, Asia

AP (May 21, 2012) — Millions of people in the US And Asia saw a Ring of Fire eclipse, with the moon passing between the sun and the earth, leaving only a ring of light visible.
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Australian Sky Gazers Witness 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse

Australian Sky Gazers Witness 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse

AFP (May 10, 2013) — Sky-gazers are treated to an annular solar eclipse in Australia, with the moon crossing in front of the sun.
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World Watches Lunar Eclipse

World Watches Lunar Eclipse

Reuters (June 15, 2011) — Skygazers in parts of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia have enjoyed a total lunar eclipse - the longest in over a decade.
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