Solar eclipse 2021: 10 stunning photos of the ‘ring of fire,’ ‘crescent sun’

A “ring of fire” solar eclipse delighted skygazers early Thursday in portions of Canada, Greenland and Siberia, according to The New York Times. Meanwhile, a partial “crescent sun” appeared overhead in other parts of the United States and Northern Hemisphere.

Social media users are sharing their photos with the hashtags #solareclipse and #ringoffire. Here are some of our favorites:

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1. Wading River, New York

Photo by @andres_navarro_art, Instagram

2. Walnut Beach, Connecticut

Photo by @scottharrisphoto, Instagram

3. Toronto

Photo by @katjodoin, Instagram

4. Rye, New York

Photo by @brijack10580, Instagram

5. Beach Haven, New Jersey

Photo by @mostlymirrorless, Instagram

6. Jamestown, Rhode Island

Photo by @volantys, Instagram

7. Barnegat Light, New Jersey

Photo by @kjknutsenphotography, Instagram

8. Quincy, Massachusetts

Photo by @gsager18, Instagram

9. Oudenaarde, Belgium

Photo by @mulder93862, Instagram

10. Toronto

Photo by @steelcat, Instagram

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