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Solar eclipse

The solar eclipse is seen over the Tamsui River, northern Taiwan, 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. QUALITY FROM SOURCE REUTERS/Stringer (TAIWAN - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT) TAIWAN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN TAIWAN

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."