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There's An Annual Solar Eclipse This June & The Rising Sun Will Look Like A Crescent Moon

Some parts of Canada will get to see a "ring of fire."

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Solar Eclipse In Canada Will Look Like A Crescent Moon

During the upcoming solar eclipse in Canada, parts of the country will be treated to a spectacular view of the rising sun looking like a crescent moon and some people will even get to see a "ring of fire."

The viewing zone for this annual celestial event — which takes place on June 10, 2021 — is anywhere north and east of a line that runs from Edmonton to Savannah, Georgia, according to the Farmers' Almanac.

Depending on where you are on that day, the sun will look slightly dented, crescent-shaped or ring-shaped as it rises in the sky. Parts of Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada will see the sun come up looking like a crescent moon with its tips pointed upward.

The area of Canada that extends from the northern shore of Lake Superior to northern Quebec to Nunavut will get a spectacular "ring of fire" eclipse view, which takes place when the moon passes directly in front of the sun and produces a ring of sunlight. This is expected to only last for about three minutes.

Toronto will see 86.2% of the sun's diameter eclipsed, Montreal will see 85% and Yarmouth, Nova Scotia will see 78.6%.

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