But what is this unique eclipse?
WHAT IS The “RING OF FIRE” SOLAR ECLIPSE?
It is when the moon passes between the earth and sun, but the image of the moon will not completely cover the sun during this annul solar eclipse the way it does during a total solar eclipse, according to our friends at NASAA.
Tonight’s new moon is farther away from our Earth, in its elliptical orbit, and is too small to completely cover the sun. As a result, it’s image creates a ringlike sight will be visible from Earth.
WHEN IS THE RING OF FIRE SOLAR ECLIPSE?
This astronomical event will take place at 6:53AM (EDT) on June 10.
WHERE CAN I SEE THE RING OF FIRE SOLAR ECLIPSE?
Remember to look east! According to NASA, various locations throughout Canada, Greenland, the Arctic Ocean, and Siberia will have a complete view of the narrow path of the annul eclipse.
This unique celestial occurrence will only be a partial eclipse for the majority of northeastern North America, Greenland, Northern Europe, and northern Asia.
AN IMPORTANT FACT ABOUT THE RING OF FIRE SOLAR ECLIPSE
This is extremely important, but as anxious as you might be to catch the solar eclipse, you’ll need to take precautions to protect your eyes. You will need to wear special eclipse glasses before you position yourself to watch what’s happening in the sky.
If you aren’t able to make it up in time, be sure to check out the number of virtual live streams (No special glasses required.)