The “ring of fire” annular solar eclipse: photos from Down Under (Australia)

Earlier today and Thursday, the moon passed in front of the sun over parts of Australia and the Pacific ocean, and it was a sight to behold.  Australian photographers artfully captured this cosmic spectacle.

Related: Australia awaits spectacular “ring of fire” annular solar eclipse

Photos from from the May 9 and 10, 2013 annular and partial solar eclipse are below.

(Geoff Sims via Perth Weather Live)

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(Colin Legg via Perth Weather Live)

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(Allan Thompson via Perth Weather Live)

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(Annmarie Bell via Perth Weather Live)

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(Grahame Kelaher Photography via Perth Weather Live)

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