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 PerthWeatherLive.com)

(Colin Legg via PerthWeatherLive.com)

(Allan Thompson via PerthWeatherLive.com)

(Annmarie Bell via PerthWeatherLive.com)

(Grahame Kelaher Photography via PerthWeatherLive.com)

 

Jason is currently the Washington Post’s weather editor. A native Washingtonian, Jason has been a weather enthusiast since age 10.
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