|What's happened to the Sun?
The Moon moved to partly block the Sun for a few minutes last week as a partial solar eclipse became momentarily
visible across part of planet Earth.
In the above single exposure image, meticulous planning
enabled careful photographers to capture the
partially eclipsed Sun
well posed just above the ancient ruins of the
Temple of Poseidon in
clouds covered the top of the Sun, while a flying bird was caught in flight just to the right of the eclipse.
At its fullest extent from
some locations, the Moon was seen to cover the
entire middle of the Sun, leaving the surrounding
ring of fire of an
annular solar eclipse.
The next solar eclipse -- a total eclipse of the Sun -- will occur on 2010 July 11 but be
visible only from a thin swath of the southern
Pacific Ocean and near the very southern tip of
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Chris Kotsiopoulos &