Children wear special glasses to look at a solar eclipse in Banda Aceh, Indonesia on December 26, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse sweeps across India, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines

  • The phenomenon, known as an annular eclipse, occurs when the Moon is not close enough to the Earth to completely obscure the Sun
  • It was visible on Thursday along a path that’s 118 kilometres wide, covering Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines
Topic |   Science
Children wear special glasses to look at a solar eclipse in Banda Aceh, Indonesia on December 26, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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