Friday, May 18, 2012


Photo courtesy of NASA

On Sunday the moon will move in front of the sun. The full annular effect (shaped like or forming a ring) will be visible for four and a half minutes starting at about 6:26 p.m. Sunday, though the exact time and duration will vary slightly depending on location.

Read more here:
Click here for Sacramento Bee's full story. 

The last annular eclipse in American occurred in 1994. If you plan on viewing, do not look directly into the sun. The best viewing locations will be within 200 miles of the California/Oregon boarder. Click here for advise from Stanford University as to the best way to observe the effect safely.

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