Solar eclipse 2021: crescent sun wows skygazers across northern hemisphere

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    Observers in north America and Europe were able to witness an morning solar eclipse, as the moon passed between the Earth and the sun. While those in Canada, Greenland and northern Russia were treated to an annular eclipse, creating a ‘ring of fire’, skygazers elsewhere saw a partial eclipse, creating a crescent sun

    Solar eclipse 2021: spectacle visible across UK and Ireland

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