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Photos: Annular Solar Eclipse of May 20, 2012

Solar Eclipse Seen in Pahrump, NV

Greg Thompson

Skywatcher Greg Thompson took this photo of the solar eclipse in Pahrump, NV, on May 20, 2012.

Eclipse Projected on Paper Plate

Jim Applegate

Skywatcher Jim Applegate took this image on May 20, 2012 from New Mexico. The image is of a projection onto a paper plate through binoculars.

Sunset Solar Eclipse, 5/20/2012: Sam Border

Sam Border

Skywatcher Sam Border snapped this photo of a partial solar eclipse as it appeared at sunset near Blue Grass, Iowa on May 20, 2012.

Kickin' Back on the Beach with a Solar Eclipse

Bryan Hubbard

Skywatcher Bryan Hubbard sent in this photo of the eclipse taken in Hermosa Beach, CA, May 20, 2012. He says: "Unfortunately, in the Los Angeles area we didn't get the ring of fire but we had some great views. Thanks to the intermittent but sometimes heavy cloud cover, we were afforded some very cool views and I was able to take many photos without a filter."

Eclipse and the Flag

Diana Ward

This image of the annular solar eclipse and the american flag was taken by Diana Ward from Tucson, Ariz. on May 20, 2012.

Eclipse Among Palms

Diana Ward

This image of the annular solar eclipse among palm trees was taken by Diana Ward from Tucson, Ariz. on May 20, 2012.

Eclipse from Madison, Wisconsin

Abe Megahed

Skywatcher Abe Megahed took this image on May 20, 2012 from Madison, Wisconsin.

Eclipse from Westwing Mountain

Josh Spradling

This image of the annular solar eclipse was taken by Josh Spradling from Westwing Mountain in Peoria, Ariz. on May 20, 2012.

Projection of the Eclipse on California Street

Eric Tend

This image of the annular solar eclipse projected on a city street was taken by Eric Tend from Dublin, Calif. on May 20, 2012.

Eclipse from China

Andikara Soenarto

Astrophotographer Andikara Soenarto took this image of the annular solar eclipse from Suzhou, China on May 21, 2012. Soenarto used a double CPL filter to capture the event through the clouds.

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