Photographers in Asia and U.S. Attempt to Capture Rare Ring of Fire Eclipse

Thousands of photographers across Asia and the western United States watched as a rare “ring of fire” eclipse crossed their skies.┬áThe eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, leaving only a golden ring visible:

Captured by a photographer in Japan today:

ring of fire eclipse photo

Ring of Fire Eclipse Photo on May 20 (Imgur)

Roadside capture:

eclipse photo

"The world is being invaded" (Imgur)

And a sequence shot:

In this video, Kai gets up early to look at the sun. But not any ordinary sun: this is an annular eclipse, which won’t be seen in HK for another 300 years. Will this be truly extraordinary or a truly epic fail? Find out in this video:

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