Annular eclipses

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Term: Annular eclipses

A solar eclipse in which the Moon is close the apogee and is, therefore, too small to cover the whole disk of the Sun, leaving a visible edge or ring of sunlight. An annular eclipse can last for 12m 30s at the most.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan