People Shared Their Incredible Photos From The Final Solar Eclipse of the Decade

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On December 26, photographers and residents of places form Saudi Arabia to Guam scrambled to take pictures of the final solar eclipse to grace the Earth this decade.

Unlike in some eclipses, you’ll notice that the moon didn’t totally black out the sun. Instead, it covered the majority of the sun, leaving a visible “ring.” This type of event is called a “ring of fire,” or annular, eclipse.

The NOAA provided more information about the moon’s path on the 26th.

Images of the eclipse are stunning, especially against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes such as these sand dunes.

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My first try at a solar eclipse was so much fun – best way to spend Christmas .. thank you @joshuacrippsphotography and @photopills for the support #eclipse #solarecplise #sun #uae #dubai #abudhabi #liwadesert #camel #silhouette #dubaiphotographer #neverstopexploring #awesome #photooftheday

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presents a photo by @joshuacrippsphotography . N I G H T S C A P E R • Honorable Mention to Josh Cripps . Annular solar eclipse with camel – a single exposure. – QUOTING Josh: "A very special experience [yesterday] to watch the annular solar eclipse from the Empty Quarter in the middle of the UAE desert. Be sure to check my story for exactly how I shot this single exposure. Lots more favorites from this shoot in the days to come. Join my newsletter for tons of photo fun!" || Please show support to our guest artists by visiting their IG gallery. – MORE from Royce: We occasionally feature total solar eclipses here (because they are "night-like"), but not annular solar eclipses. However, this shot is so rad, I've decided to make an exception. You've gotta watch Josh's "Eclipse 2019" Story highlights to see HOW this shot was done and WHY Josh chose this location! Be sure to share this by tagging a friend in the comments below. – LINKS: www.joshuacripps.com/IG . . SHOWCASE Your Photo Here: Follow and tag with #nightscaper to be considered for a feature. – JOIN our NightScaper Facebook group (use the link in our bio) to see more great night images and to increase your chances for a gallery feature . . . . . . . . . @photopills #photopills @kertu.ee @NightScaperConference @MilkyWay_NightScapes #nightscape #eclipse #solareclipse #annulareclipse #earthofficial #earthexperience #hdr_pics #global_hotshotz #hotshotz #world_shotz #big_shotz #special_shots #artofvisuals #main_vision #jaw_dropping_shots

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My second favourite moment from yesterday’s solar eclipse – I just love that rim light hitting the camel fur. @photopills @joshuacrippsphotography #eclipse #solarecplise #solareclipse2019 #sun #liwadesert #camel #silhouette #dubaiphotographer #neverstopexploring #photooftheday #natgeoyourshot

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A photographer in Guam was able to capture the moon’s movements against the ocean tide.

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Solar Eclipse 2019 in Guam. I still can’t believe I got to witness this eclipse. Before anything, I want to thank @natgeotraveler_korea for believing in my crazy idea. @Saerom.h will be writing a story about our experience for the magazine and can’t wait to share it with you all. It’s been a long 6 months to prep, but it was all worth it. Two years ago, I missed the solar eclipse that was passing by the US, but I finally got my opportunity, and the day couldn’t have gone any better… And a big thank you to Guam and it’s people for making my time here even more memorable. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Eclipse Solar 2019 en Guam. Todavía no puedo creer que haya presenciado este eclipse. Antes que nada, quiero agradecer a @natgeotraveler_korea por creer en mi loca idea. @Saerom.h escribirá una historia sobre nuestra experiencia para la revista y no puedo esperar para compartirla con todos ustedes. Han sido largos 6 meses para preparar, pero valió la pena. Hace dos años, perdí la oportunidad de ver el eclipse solar que pasaba por los Estados Unidos, pero finalmente tuve mi oportunidad y el día no pudo haber sido mejor… Y también, muchas gracias a Guam y gente por haber hecho mi estadía mucho más memorable.

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This picture gives us a different point of view from India.

Some lucky travelers were able to fly right past the eclipse as well!

Residents of India, Pakistan, parts of Africa, and China will get to see the first solar eclipse of the new decade, which will pass by them in June 2020.

These images are out of this world!

Did you catch the eclipse? Share your thoughts with us below.