Definition of annular eclipse in English:

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annular eclipse


An eclipse of the sun in which the edge of the sun remains visible as a bright ring around the moon.
Example sentences
  • 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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