Annular Solar Eclipse 2019

The various phases of the sun during the annular solar eclipse on 26 Dec 2019.

On 26 Dec 2019, skywatchers in Singapore and some parts of Asia were treated to a rare phenomenon—an annular solar eclipse. Also known as the “ring of fire”, it occurs when the moon does not completely obscure the sun, letting a “ring” of light from the sun pass through to earth. I last shot a… Continue reading Annular Solar Eclipse 2019

Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016

On 9 March 2016, a large part of the Pacific, including South East Asia and Australia was treated to a rare celestial event, a solar eclipse. Unfortunately, Singaporeans are only able to see a partial eclipse, with the 87% of the sun being covered by the moon. It’s still a rare event nonetheless, with the last… Continue reading Partial Solar Eclipse 9 Mar 2016