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May 21, 2012

The moon slides across the sun, showing a blazing halo of light, during an annular eclipse viewed from a waterfront park in Yokohama, near Tokyo, on Monday. Millions of Asians watched as a rare "ring of fire" eclipse crossed their skies early Monday. The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving only a golden ring around its edges, was visible to wide areas across the continent.