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Solar eclipse

ATHENS - MARCH 29: A total solar eclipse is seen on March 29, 2006 above Athens, Greece. In an annular or total eclipse, the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth and completely blocking the sun. (Photo by Milos Bicanski/ Getty Images)

Spectacular solar eclipses

Skygazers across the Australian Outback were among the lucky few to witness a solar eclipse on Friday as the moon glided between Earth and the sun, blocking everything but a dazzling "ring of fire."