How To Safely View The May 2012 Solar Eclipse

On the afternoon of Sunday, May 20, the Moon will pass in front of the Sun, creating an annular solar eclipse. This won't be a total eclipse; a small ring of the Sun will still be visible. Millions of people from China through North America will be able to see the eclipse.

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