A combination picture shows the different phases of an annular solar eclipse in the southern Indian town of Rameswaram January 15, 2010. The annular eclipse of the sun, which will last for over 11 minutes during its maximum duration, will be visible from a 300-km wide
CHENGDU, CHINA – JANUARY 15: A partial solar eclipse is seen at the Tianfu Square on January 15, 2010 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. An annular eclipse of the Sun is visible from within a 300-km-wide track that traverses half of Earth today including China, which is predicted to be the longest of its kind for 1000 years.
An airplane flies past a partial solar eclipse in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010.
A bird is silhouetted against the sun during the formation of an annular solar eclipse in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 15, 2010. Thousands of people in India viewed the spectacle of the eclipse of the sun looking skywards through special filter eyeglasses as the moon crosses its path blocking everything but a narrow, blazing rim of light. (AP Photo) ** INDIA OUT.