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Annular Solar Eclipse
September 1, 2016
Be on the look out for the annular solar eclipse which occurs when the Moon is too far away from the Earth to completely cover the Sun. You’ll have the opportunity to observe a right of light around the darkened Moon and the Sun’s corona is not visible during an annular eclipse.
This eclipse will begin off the eastern coast of central Africa and travel through Gabon, Congo, Tanzania, and Madagascar before ending in the Indian Ocean.A partial eclipse will be visible throughout most of Africa and the Indian Ocean.