‘Ring of fire’ annular solar eclipse: 10 stunning photos captured by skygazers

WATCH: Rare ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse

Skygazers in parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia were able to view a rare "ring of fire" annular solar eclipse this weekend.

Social media users are sharing their photos with the hashtag #eclipse. Here are some of our favorites:

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My Kind Of #DreamComeTrue I clicked My first #LunarEclipse in 2011 from my terrace and next year I clicked 30 days Moon Shadow photograph. From that day, I dreamt to capture #SolarEclipse photograph, but never really got a chance (except 1st time in 2014 when I tried from my Zenith TTL film roll camera with 35mm lens😅). So, it was like a dream come true today when I got a chance to see the Annular Solar Eclipse (93.8%) from my terrace. I was so excited that I set my camera around 10 (coz it was fully cloudy before) and just clicked non stop till 1:05 in the heat outside (coz after that again it got cloudy). Also, I had planned to fly my drone to capture Solar Eclipse (suggested by @ashishshoots bhaiya) but coz I only have 1 camera and I didn't want to miss any interval shot, so dropped that idea (will try that some night with moon😅, maybe tonight or tomorrow). But, believe me all this was worth it and the result was just wow. I used ND20 stops to get sharp sun and used 2 ND10 stops to show my family the solar eclipse with naked eyes. Thanks to @gpprocamerastore and @sonyalphain for the lens, it would not have looked this good without 200mm😊 I clicked almost 600 shots (23.4GB) and from those selected few to make this 1 slide😊 #MyDelhiMyView #SolarEclipse2020 #SolarEclipseIndia #SolarEclipseDelhi #SonyA7r3 Sony 70-200mm f2.8 #SonyAlphaIn #SonyAlpha #BeAlpha #ManfrottoImagineMore Befree Advanced 2in1 Tripod #NiSiFilters 20Stop #NoMoreHashtagPost #AlgorithmKiMaaKiAankh #ShoutoutMeNimit #NimitNigam

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3. India

4. Taiwan

6. Taiwan

7. Guam

The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen through clouds from New Delhi on June 21, 2020.
The moon moves in front of the sun during an annular solar eclipse as seen through clouds from New Delhi on June 21, 2020. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP via Getty Images)