Millions of people around the world marveled at the sight of the spectacular annular solar eclipse. Eager skygazers were thrilled to witness this celestial event and they didn’t pass the opportunity to take stunning pictures of the glowing “ring of fire” solar eclipse 2021.
A partial solar eclipse rises behind clouds in Arbutus, Maryland | Image: Associated Press
Astrophotographers captured hundreds of pictures documenting the celestial phenomenon, which was fully visible through parts of Canada, Greenland, the Arctic Ocean and Siberia, and partially visible for much of the rest of northeastern North America, Greenland, northern Europe and northern Asia.
A partial solar eclipse rises over the Baltimore skyline | Image: Associated Press
A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes directly between the earth and the sun, completely blocking the sun’s light, leaving a visible ring of light around it.
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A partial solar eclipse is seen as the sun rises in Delaware | Image: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani
The best shot of the ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse 2021 from Iqaluit, Canadian territory of Nunavut | Image: Twitter@arviamiut
Solar eclipse over the US capital | Image: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Solar eclipse as seen across the Statue of Liberty | Image: Gary Hershorn
A partial solar eclipse is seen over the Houses of Parliament, London | Image: Dan Kitwood
Sunrise over Baltimore on June 10, 2021 | Image: Tim Sahan/Twitter@JustinWeather
Partial solar eclipse peeking out of cloud over Brooklyn | Image: Twitter@deankiem
Partial solar eclipse behind the Brooklyn Bridge | Image: Twitter@SueTaylor
Solar eclipse in Ontario | Image: Instagram@landonspics
Partially eclipsed sun near Boston | Image: Instagram@babaktafreshi
Ring of fire solar eclipse in Milford, Connecticut | Image: Scott Harris