Annular Solar Eclipse 2012: Ring of Fire over Monument Valley

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The sun is annularly eclipsed in the US for the first time in 18 years, as seen from Monument Valley on the Utah-Arizona border. Above, a digital multiple exposure captures the spectacle
with the solar filter coming off at sunset. Below, telephotos with and without a filter and some composites of the sequence.

Around the observing site