(Pics) Solar eclipse – July 22, 2009
A solar eclipse occurred earlier today. Were you able to see it?
According to reports, the solar eclipse of July 22, 2009 is the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century, lasting at most 6 minutes, 39 seconds.
Here are some photos of the eclipse as seen around the world.
Pictures of the Solar Eclipse: July 22, 2009
Solar eclipse as seen in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, at 8:33 a.m.
The minaret of a mosque is silhouetted against the solar eclipse in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, at 8:43 a.m.
Partial solar eclipse as seen in Yanguan town, Haining City, China.
The moon passes between the sun and the earth amid monsoon clouds during a solar eclipse in New Delhi July 22, 2009.
Total solar eclipse is seen in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, at 9:16 a.m
The moon passes between the sun and the earth during a total solar eclipse in the northern Indian city of Varanasi.
Photo Credits: AP, Reuters
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