Solar eclipse 2021: See breathtaking photos, video of the ‘ring of fire’ crescent sun

The Northern hemisphere had quite the sunrise spectacular Thursday morning

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ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA - JUNE 10: In this handout image provided by NASA, a partial solar eclipse is seen as the sun rises g on June 10, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia. Northeast states in the U.S. will see a rare eclipsed sunrise, while in other parts of the Northern Hemisphere, this annular eclipse will be seen as a visible thin outer ring of the sun's disk that is not completely covered by the smaller dark disk of the moon, a so-called "ring of fire". (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Many Northern hemisphere sky watchers got to bask in the beauty of the “ring of fire” solar eclipse Thursday morning.

The eclipse took to the sky, beginning in the Canadian province of Ontario before it traveled across Greenland, the North Pole and then concluded in Siberia as the moon passed over the sun, according to a report from the Associated Press.

The upper parts of North America, Europe and Asia also got a glimpse of the sunrise spectacular and according to the AP, the moon “appeared to take a bite out of the sun.”

Unfortunately for us Texans and others in the Southern hemisphere, we won’t be able to see a solar eclipse in-person until 2024, according to NASA.

Still, officials say this was the first eclipse of the sun that was able to be seen from North America since August 2017.

If you want to watch the entire eclipse event, you can view NASA’s full stream below.

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