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'Ring of fire' solar eclipse 2021: See amazing photos from stargazers

The first solar eclipse of the year occurred Thursday (June 10) as the moon will passed in front of the sun and create the illusion of a "ring of fire" in the sky in northern Canada, Greenland and the Arctic. Other parts of the Northern Hemisphere saw a sunrise partial eclipse. See stunning photos of the June 10 "ring of fire" solar eclipse from stargazers around the world. 

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Hanneke Weitering is an editor at Space.com with 10 years of experience in science journalism. She has previously written for Scholastic Classroom Magazines, MedPage Today and The Joint Institute for Computational Sciences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After studying physics at the University of Tennessee in her hometown of Knoxville, she earned her graduate degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from New York University. Hanneke joined the Space.com team in 2016 as a staff writer and producer, covering topics including spaceflight and astronomy. She currently lives in Seattle, home of the Space Needle, with her cat and two snakes. In her spare time, Hanneke enjoys exploring the Rocky Mountains, basking in nature and looking for dark skies to gaze at the cosmos.