Solar eclipse 2012 through the eyes of readers
Millions of people all over the world gathered to view the "ring of fire" solar eclipse Sunday, passing around solar viewers and tweeting photos from their vantage points.
Readers photographed the eclipse projected through binoculars, glasses of water and shadows for some pretty amazing shots.
For those who missed this astronomical show, another rare solar event will happen in just a few weeks: the "transit of Venus" in June, The Times' Ron Lin reported. The planet will obscure the sun, an event that won't be visible from Earth for anther 105 years.
Keep reading to view the reader photos. Thanks for sharing!
-- Samantha Schaefer
Photo: The eclipse is seen through a glass of water in Sonoma County. Credit: Michael Harper