Rare ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Crossed Skies of Africa, Asia

Many amateur astronomers in Africa and Asia had the chance to observe Sunday, for the summer solstice, a rare solar eclipse of the "ring of fire" type, despite the restrictions imposed by the coronavirus and sometimes unfavorable climatic conditions. This astronomical phenomenon, which occurs once or twice a year, started soon after sunrise in central Africa, passing through the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), South Sudan and Ethiopia before…