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The moon is pictured crossing in front of the sun (clockwise, top L) as seen from the Sydney Observatory on May 10, 2013

Photo combo shows the moon crossing in front of the sun (clockwise from top L) as seen from the Sydney Observatory during an annular eclipse on May 10, 2013. The eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun but is too close to the Earth to completely cover the Sun

Solar eclipse on May 10, 2013

10 May 2013

Sky-watchers took to Twitter to share their experiences watching the solar eclipse, which was visible from Australia and parts of the Pacific.