Click Picks: This Week’s Solar Eclipse to Reveal ‘Ring of Fire’

ring of fire eclipse

Thursday, May 9th and Friday, May 10th, a spectacular show will play out millions of miles over our heads.  It will be a solar eclipse and what makes this one special is it’s a “Ring of Fire” eclipse.

Space.com has all the information you need to know about the event, including where you need to be to see it.   Unfortunately, it’s not in the Tennessee Valley.

Skywatchers in parts of Australia and the Pacific Region will get to see the show live.

The Ring of Fire solar eclipse is when the moon blots out all of the sun except for its outer edge.
It’s called an annular solar eclipse and promises to be stunning.

While few people will be able to see it in the sky above them, the online Slooh space camera will air a webcast featuring expert commentary and views of the eclipse starting around 4:30 Thursday afternoon.

You can watch it all on SPACE.COM.

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