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21 May 2012 08:14 GMT
The moon slides across the sun, showing a blazing halo of light, during an annular eclipse viewed in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Japan.
Junior high school students in Kawakaki, Tokyo observe the annular solar eclipse through special glasses.
A boy watches a partial eclipse as seen in Manila, Philippines.
The eclipse was also seen in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. The skies dimmed over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire.
People observe the eclipse in Tokyo, Japan.
Cloud cover over most of Hong Kong gave viewers only a brief window in which to watch the eclipse.
A business man watches the eclipse at a waterfront park in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
The progression of the eclipse is viewed above a Ferris wheel over Yokohama near Tokyo.
A small bird rests at a powerline backgrounded by the eclipse in Los Angeles, California.
Astronomers watch the annular eclipse through eclipse-viewers in Taipei, China.
The moon passes between the sun and the earth behind a windmill near Albuquerque, New Mexico.
An eclipse watcher wears a welding mask as the skies dimmed over the southwestern US town of Kanarraville, Utah.
This was the first annular eclipse seen in the US since 1994.
A four-year old watches the event in Kanarraville, Utah, the location where an almost perfect annular eclipse could be seen.
People watch as an eclipse reaches annularity in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
The eclipse was viewed from the Pueblo Bonito ancient building at Chaco Culture National Historical Park in Nageezi, Arizona.
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