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.
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Photos from from the May 9 and 10, 2013 annular and partial solar eclipse are below.
(Allan Thompson via PerthWeatherLive.com) (Annmarie Bell via PerthWeatherLive.com) (Grahame Kelaher Photography via PerthWeatherLive.com)
Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.