annular eclipse

noun

Definition of annular eclipse

: an eclipse in which a thin outer ring of the sun's disk is not covered by the smaller dark disk of the moon

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Recent Examples on the Web About 16,000 of these have been sent from the US to Ethiopia so people in the path of the annular eclipse can safely view it. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse will begin at 12:47 a.m. ET (4:47 UTC) on June 21 and cross a skinny path that starts at sunrise in Africa and eventually moves across to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Ashley Strickland, CNN, "Solar eclipse 2020: How and when to watch the June annular eclipse," 19 June 2020 The annular eclipse began at 12:47 a.m. ET on June 21 and crossed a skinny path that started in Africa and eventually moved to China before ending at sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Alaa Elassar, CNN, "Astronauts are spending Father's Day in space watching the solar eclipse," 21 June 2020

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1731, in the meaning defined above

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“Annular eclipse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/annular%20eclipse. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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