Have Photos of the Solar Eclipse? Share Them.

If you have photos of Sunday's annular eclipse, upload them to this post.

Millions watched the annular eclipse that swept across the Earth from eastern Asia to the Western U.S. Were you one of them?

The annual eclipse, characterized by a ring of fire, was visible between 5:16 and 7:40 p.m. Sunday, May 20th. The ring of fire is the result of the moon covering all but a bright ring around the circumference of the sun. 

To avoid serious , individuals were encouraged to follow the progression of the moon's path through a handmade pinhole projector.

A few Facebook users shared these images of the eclipse, taken from their backyards.

Did you capture any photos of the eclipse, or make a pinhole projector to view it? Share your photos by uploading them to this post. 

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Tony Royal May 21, 2012 at 09:28 PM
Tried my best to observe the eclipse yesterday. Because it was a partial eclipse in our area, if you weren't aware it was happening you probably didn't notice a significant change to our sunlight. Using a homemade pinhole sun catcher I was able to notice the changing shadow. Quick glimpses of the sun at optimal times did show a shadowy circular figure (the moon) blocking out portions of the sun. I was a little disappointed the sky did not get significantly darker, but I guess that's what too many movies / entertainment can do to you.
Corinne Speckert May 22, 2012 at 12:13 AM
Well, the last annular eclipse reportedly happened 18 years ago, so at least you can say you didn't miss it, even if you didn't see much. Let's just hope there are major advancements in pinhole projectors over the next two decades so we can clearly see that "ring of fire" next time ;)


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