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Gorgeous Photos of the “Ring of Fire” Eclipse Seen in DC This Morning

Did you catch the crescent sun?

Photo courtesy of NASA/Bill Ingalls.

Early this morning, DC residents were able to briefly see a partial solar eclipse, a rare event that occurs when the moon moves between the earth and sun, blocking part of the latter and creating a “ring of fire” effect (or, at many places, a crescent shape). Missed it? Take a look at these photos snapped by early risers.