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May 22nd, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘The Ring of Fire over Horseshoe Bend’ – Colorado River, Page, Arizona

Posted By David Alexander Willis
The Ring of Fire over Horseshoe Bend - Colorado River, Page, Arizona
An annular eclipse is a remarkable event. The moon appears to be encircled by a ring of sunlight, known as the “Ring of Fire”. The term “annular” comes from the Latin word meaning “ring”. This ring effect is caused when the earth’s orbit moves closer to the sun and the apparent size difference looks as …