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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

Jun. 11, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

JUNE 4-JUNE 10, 2021 From the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden in the U.K. for the G-7 summit to the partial eclipse of the sun in London, traffic queues in Lagos to passengers preparing to depart on a cruise ship in Venice, this photo gallery highlights some of the...

Sunrise special: Solar eclipse thrills world's northern tier

Jun. 10, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The top of the world got a sunrise special Thursday — a “ring of fire” solar eclipse. This so-called annular eclipse began at the Canadian province of Ontario, then swept across Greenland, the North Pole and finally Siberia, as the...

AP PHOTOS: Lunar eclipse coinciding with supermoon dazzles

May. 26, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

The moon put on a show for many parts of the world Wednesday, as the first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincided with a supermoon. The blazing orange moon dazzled as it hung over the skies of the Pacific as well as the western half of North America, parts...

Buildup to super blood moon eclipses the finale

May. 26, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — In the end, the buildup seemed to eclipse the finale. People across New Zealand and around the world stayed up Wednesday to watch a cosmic event called a super blood moon, a combination of a total lunar eclipse and a brighter-than-usual...

Cosmic 2-for-1: Total lunar eclipse combines with supermoon

May. 24, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first total lunar eclipse in more than two years coincides with a supermoon this week for quite a cosmic show. This super “blood” moon will be visible Wednesday across the Pacific — offering the best viewing — as well as the...