Look Skyward: Watching a Hybrid Solar Eclipse


 The 3 November 2013 eclipse as seen during sunrise in Bermuda. Image Source: BerNews.

The sun underwent a rare hybrid eclipse on 3 November 2013. A hybrid eclipse shifts between a total and annular eclipse (the latter occurs when the sun and moon are in line, but the moon appears slightly smaller, creating a ring of fire around the black body of the moon). Most of this eclipse was visible from Africa. Time has published pictures of people watching it, some of which are reproduced below.

"People observe a solar eclipse in Amman, on Nov. 3, 2013."
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