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Hinode Will Capture Annular Solar Eclipse This Weekend
2012-05-18 03:39:13

On May 20-21, 2012 an annular eclipse of the Sun will be visible from within a narrow corridor along Earth's northern Hemisphere -- beginning in eastern Asia, crossing the North Pacific Ocean, and ending in the western United States.

May 20, 2012: Annular Eclipse For Western US Will Be Spectacular
2012-05-20 09:45:17

Something is happening in the western US that hasn’t happened in nearly two decades, and national parks from California to New Mexico are preparing for the show of a lifetime, inviting people to watch either the partial or annular solar eclipse that will occur on May 20, 2012.

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2010-01-14 07:45:00

Astronomers say that half the world will see the Sun become briefly reduced to a shinning ring surrounding a somber disk on Friday, when an annular eclipse runs from central Africa to eastern Asia.


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  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.