TORONTO – A celestial spectacle will trace a path across much of Canada this long weekend.
Canucks living west of the St. Lawrence will be able to see a chunk of the sun blotted out by the moon on Sunday as a partial solar eclipse takes place.
The event will begin across the globe in eastern Asia, where, weather permitting, early risers in southern China, northern Taiwan, and southeast Japan will be able to take in the solar spectacle early on Monday morning.
Parts of Canada and the Western U.S. will be able to take in the show before sundown on Sunday...Read here...
.On Sunday, a rare solar eclipse
During the annual eclipse, the moon will travel in front of the sun, blocking its light -- except for a so-called "ring of fire" around the edge. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.
This is how it looked last year. and if you want to see it for real this year, you'll have to live on the west coast . it's a rare annular or ring eclims where the moon travels in front of the sun and blocks it except for a thin ring of fire around the edge. it's due to happen sunday evening at 6:00 p.m . local time on the west coast . you could damage your eyes.