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Photos: 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse Captured

By Skye Editors
May 11, 2013; 9:19 AM

The moon glided between the Earth and sun, blocking everything but a blazing ring of light, for skygazers able to see Friday's "ring of fire" eclipse in northern Australia and the South Pacific.

Photo by: Twitter user Pippaholland

Buzzfeed News tweeted this photo of the solar eclipse on May 9, writing, "The "Ring of Fire" solar eclipse from Australia today (@Pippaholland) #solareclipse"

Photo by: AP/Rick Rycroft

This image shows the moon beginning to cross in front of the sun during a partial solar eclipse in Sydney, Friday, May 10, 2013. At remote outposts across Australia, scientists and spectators gathered to watch as the eclipse castes its approximately 120-mile-wide shadow at dawn over Western Australia, before moving east through the Northern Territory and the top of Queensland state.

Photo by: AP/Firdia Lisnawati

A partial solar eclipse is seen through cloud at Sanur beach, Bali, Indonesia, Friday, May 10, 2013.

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