12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Annular Solar Eclipse of the Setting Sun

An eclipse occurred while the Moon was on the far side of its orbit, the Moon appeared smaller than the Sun and didn't completely cover it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2012
Date Uploaded: 10.2014
Photo Location: Longdale, Oklahoma, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D90
Copyright: © ZARA HOWERTON