First solar eclipse of the year seen in eastern US
The “Ring of Fire” solar eclipse stunned skywatchers around the world on Thursday morning.
In cloudy New York City, a partial eclipse was visible from behind gray, puffy clouds as residents came to work.
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somewhere in the northern hemisphere, the annular eclipse can be seen completely moon passed through Earth And this Sun, partially obscures the star from view and leaves its outer ring exposed.
While the annular “Ring of Fire” eclipse was visible to residents of Canada, Greenland and parts of northern Russia, the Great White North, parts of the Caribbean, parts of Europe, Asia, North Africa, the eastern US and northern Alaska Able to see a partial eclipse.
It appeared as if the Moon had “bitten” the Sun: obscuring only part of the hot ball of glowing gas.
American viewers looked to the eastern horizon to see the eclipse, and NASA warning That the use of special eclipse glasses would be necessary to avoid the risk of blindness.
The first solar eclipse of 2021, this event was estimated to last about one hour and 40 minutes, according to earthsky.
next and last solar eclipse of the year Take place on December 4th, is visible only from Antarctica and southern Africa in its entirety.
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The next total solar eclipse visible from the US will occur on April 8, 2024.