The solar eclipse nears its totality in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday Jan. 15, 2009. Kenyans got a rare glimpse of the annular solar eclipse which saw the sun completely ringed by the moon and despite some clouds could be seen for about 10 minutes.
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Residents watch a solar eclipse in Amman, Jordan Friday Jan. 15, 2010. Jordan witnessed this year's first annular solar eclipse and the millennium's longest on Friday.
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Indians use sunglasses to watch the solar eclipse in Hyderabad on January 15, 2010. The annual event is India's longest lasting solar eclipse of the last millenium which will remain at its peak 11 minutes and travel from southern India's Tamil Nadu state to the northeast of the country.
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Saudi men use tinted glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse in the port city of Jeddah on November 15, 2010. An annular eclipse raced across central and eastern Africa on January 15, briefly reducing the Sun to a blazing ring surrounding a sombre disk.
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A man watches the formation of an annular solar eclipse through special filter eyeglasses over the skies of Ranchi, the capital of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Thousands of people in India viewed the spectacle of an eclipse of the sun looking skywards as the moon crosses its path blocking everything but a narrow, blazing rim of light.
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The moon begins to travel a path across the sun during a partial eclipse visible from Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. The phenomenon was visible for up to 11 minutes from parts of Africa and Asia.
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An annular solar eclipse is seen in the sky over Male, Maldives, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Thousands of people viewed the spectacle of the eclipse of the sun looking skywards through special filter eyeglasses as the moon crosses its path blocking everything but a narrow, blazing rim of light.
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The moon casts a shadow on the upper right quadrant of the sun during an almost two-hour partial solar eclipse as viewed at sunset in Manila, Philippines, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
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The partial solar eclipse is seen through a crescent fixed on the minaret of a mosque in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
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