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Solar eclipse

An aircraft flies past a solar eclipse in Bangkok January 15, 2010. The annular eclipse of the sun, which will last for over 11 minutes during its maximum duration, will be visible from a 300-km wide track that passes half of the earth, according to NASA. REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT SCI TECH TRANSPORT IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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."