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Windows 7: Solar eclipse blazes a 'ring of fire' this weekend

17 May 2012   #1
Brink
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64-bit Windows 10
 
 
Solar eclipse blazes a 'ring of fire' this weekend

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For the first time in 18 years, millions of people can watch the moon pass in front of the sun, exposing a brilliant scorching halo for up to 4.5 minutes in an annular solar eclipse.

People lucky enough to be in Southeast Asia and the western U.S. this weekend will have the chance to view the first annular solar eclipse of its kind since 1994, according to NASA. Rather than a complete blocking out of the sun, as seen in a total eclipse, a "ring of fire" will radiate from behind the moon as it passes in front of the fiery globe.

The transformation will begin on Sunday as the moon makes its voyage across the sun; at one point, as much as 94 percent of the sun will be covered, according to NASA.
Read more at:
Solar eclipse blazes a 'ring of fire' this weekend | Cutting Edge - CNET News


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17 May 2012   #2
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Wow, it would be worth watching.
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17 May 2012   #3
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1 Pro
 
 

I'd like to see that too, unfortunately I'm out of the area...guess I'll watch it online (At least I hope someones going to take some vid of that)
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17 May 2012   #4
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

This will be a must see on Sunday.
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17 May 2012   #5
Joan Archer

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

Not something I'll see this side the pond either.
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17 May 2012   #6
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Too far from me as well, although I could drive a hundred + miles to see it. You can't look at it directly in any case.

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18 May 2012   #7
rvbfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Marty was a classic.
Young Frankenstien among
his best.
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19 May 2012   #8
A Guy

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20 May 2012   #9
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

In just a couple of hours for me.
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20 May 2012   #10
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

2:30 hrs to go here !
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