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RAW VIDEO: 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Seen in Australia

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May 10, 2013
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People in remote parts of Northern Australia were recently treated to a rare nighttime sight: An annular solar eclipse in which the moon blocks the Sun, leaving a thin 'ring of fire' uncovered.


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Full Solar Eclipse Plunges Queensland Into Darkness

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