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Breaking it Down with Brittney - Annular Solar Eclipse

'Annular' vs. 'Total' Solar Eclipse Explainer
Posted at 8:14 AM, Jun 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-10 09:14:08-04

ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE: Why is it called the "Ring of Fire" and what's the difference between the 'Annular' and 'Total' solar eclipse? Meteorologist Brittney Merlot breaks down the differences in what we see and what the moon is doing, that provides us with this spectacular view. Plus, details on when it will happen again, if you missed it!

Sunrise Annular Solar Eclipse, June 10, 2021.

June 10th's 2021 Annular Solar Eclipse was partially visible to the northeastern portions of the United States. The "Ring of Fire" however, was seen in Northern Ontario, and Quebec Canada.

Canada "Ring of Fire" - Partial Solar Eclipse for NE U.S.

You had to wake up early to see this one! It was ongoing before the sun rose over the horizon. But once it did, northeastern Wisconsin had 36 minutes of the eclipse!

The sun was 50% eclipsed from the moon's shadow at 5:10am on June 10, 2021.