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Solar Eclipse 'Ring of Fire' Today

For those in the South Pacific, anyway

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The moon will block part of the sun Thursday to create a potentially amazing "ring of fire" and you can watch the celestial sight live online.

The "ring of fire" solar eclipse — known as an annular solar eclipse — will be viewable (weather permitting) over certain areas of Australia and islands in the Southern Pacific Ocean where the local time will be Friday. If you don't happen to live in those parts of the world, however, you can still catch the cosmic show.

The online Slooh Space Camera will host a free webcast featuring live views of the eclipse today, beginning at 5:30 p.m. EDT (2130 GMT). You can watch it live on SPACE.com, courtesy of Slooh.

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