Hikers watch an annular eclipse from Papago Park in Phoenix. That's when the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow, File) Source:
The eclipse is seen behind a person with a telesope in Beijing
Pictures of the day: 31 August 2012
A full moon is seen from the Atahualpa Stadium in Quito, Ecuador. This is the second full moon in this month - the first was on August 1 to 2. This phenomenon, which is referred to as the Blue Moon, happens every two and a half years on average.
View the picture 'Satellites Snap Solar Eclipse Pictures From Space' from the photo gallery 'Solar eclipse photos from space' on Yahoo News. This image taken by the Hinode satellite shows the annular solar eclipse at its maximum on May