On Sunday, November 3rd, the shadow of the Moon will cross the Earth for one last time in 2013. We recently wrote about the prospects for viewing this “hybrid” annular-total solar eclipse as it crosses the Atlantic and central 

But regions like equatorial Africa had a total eclipsed Sun for about a minute, while those in southern Europe, the Middle East, were able to see an “annular” or partial, eclipse. This type of variable eclipse is rare — the last time one occurred was

3, 2013 annular and total solar eclipse, a hybrid solar eclipse, shows the path of the event. Cartographer Michael Zeiler of Eclipse-Maps.com created this map. If you don't have a chance to see the eclipse from your part of the world, you can watch the

Photo of partial solar eclipse as seen near sunset on May 20, 2012, from Austin, Texas. This time around, eastern North America will see a partial solar eclipse just after sunrise on November 3, 2013. Image credit: mrlaugh's 

Central Africa had the best viewing conditions of the eclipse, which was partially visible to those along the East Coast at sunrise. RELATED AccuWeather.com Astronomy Facebook fan Kevin L. captured the solar eclipse in Grenada on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013.


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