The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFPThe moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFP

‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse thrills skywatchers in parts of Asia

  • Eclipse arrived on the northern hemisphere’s longest day of the year – the summer solstice
  • ‘Maximum eclipse’ reached over Uttarakhand, India near the Chinese-India border
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The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFPThe moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen in New Delhi. Photo: AFP
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