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23 Degrees photo of the day: Partial eclipse of midnight Sun

Aira Idris Aira Idris | 16:45 UK time, Thursday, 2 June 2011

d ~ 393'638'400 km: day 153 of Earth's orbit

Partial Solar Eclipse 2011

Image captured last night by Oliver Lemke in Sweden.


An eclipse that occurs at midnight means that we are observing it across the North Pole and the top of the World. The next eclipse of 2011 will be the total lunar eclipse on June 15th, the first total eclipse of the year.

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