Definition of annular eclipse in English:

annular eclipse

Syllabification: an·nu·lar e·clipse


  • An eclipse of the sun in which the edge of the sun remains visible as a bright ring around the moon.
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    • Although they are by no means as striking as total eclipses, annular eclipses can afford a semblance of the experience.
    • The diagrams above show the appearance of the Sun at different times during total, partial and annular eclipses.
    • An annular eclipse of the sun is visible from the north-west of Scotland at sunrise on Saturday morning, 31st May 2003.

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