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Solar eclipse

A man watches a partial solar eclipse through a filter in Galyateto, some 100 km (62 miles) east of Budapest, January 4, 2011. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo (HUNGARY - Tags: ENVIRONMENT 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."