Millions see Pacific annular eclipse
21 May 2012 Last updated at 06:48 BST
An annular eclipse has been viewed across a swathe of the Earth stretching across the Pacific from Asia to the western US.
The eclipse occurs when the Moon is at its farthest from the Earth and does not block out the Sun completely.
Millions of people witnessed the resulting "ring of fire" phenomenon.
Naga Munchetty reports.