Get Ready for the Annular Solar Eclipse

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On October 14th, an annular solar eclipse will be visible along a narrow path from Oregon to Texas, through Central America to Brazil.

In the morning, the moon will cover the face of the Sun, so that the Sun appears in the sky as a single ring of light, known as the ring of fire. To witness the incredible ring of fire, you will need to be within the 125-mile path of annularity. The path arches from Oregon to Texas; then it will continue south through Central America to Brazil. Unless you're on that path, you'll only see a partial eclipse. The whole event will take about three hours, but annularity will only last about five minutes.

Presented by Mike Modrcin of the Omaha Astronomical Society.