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Here are some epic ‘Ring of Fire’ photos

What the ‘ring of fire’ solar eclipse looked like

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An annular solar eclipse in Ottawa.

An annular solar eclipse rises over construction cranes and the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Sean Kilpatrick, The Canadian Press via Associated Press

The ultra-rare “ring of fire” solar eclipse hit the world at sunrise on June 10, bringing star-gazers a chance to see an annular eclipse.

And now there are photos online that show off the “ring of fire.”

Details of the “ring of firesolar eclipse

The eclipse “occurs when the moon is at a further point in its elliptical orbit and passes between the Earth and the sun,” the Deseret News reported. “Since the moon is farther away from the Earth, it appears smaller in the sky and cannot block all the light from the sun, leaving a glowing ring — a ring of fire.”

The “ring of fire” solar eclipse allowed viewers to see “devil horns” or “shark fin” in the sky, too. Per CNET, this is when viewers near wide and flat areas can see two unique solar phenomena.

For example, the sun rose in two parts — called “devil horns” in multiple cities, including Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York City, New York; Atlantic City, New Jersey; Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan; Thunder Bay, Ontario; and Toronto, Ontario.

Both Boston, Massachusetts, Ottawa, Ontario, and Montreal, Quebec, saw the sun rise with one peak, which was called the “shark fin.”