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Solar eclipse 2012: Share your 'ring of fire' plans, photos

SE2012May20AThe “ring of fire” eclipse coming to Southern California on Sunday evening will be a rare chance to see the unusual solar phenomenon.

The partial solar eclipse will begin at 5:24 p.m. in Southern California and reach its maximum coverage at 6:38 p.m., The Times’ Ron Lin reported

Times readers looking forward to the show have been hoping for good weather. L.A.'s last "ring of fire," in 1992, was blocked by clouds.

Tweet your plans and photos to @latimes or @lanow with the hashtag #LATeclipse, or share your eclipse experience on our Facebook page. Let us know how your vantage point is. We'll be compiling the best reader moments from the evening.

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-- Samantha Schaefer

 
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