Rare Solar eclipse is coming to Southern California this weekend

A very rare "ring" eclipse is coming to California this weekend — the first of its kind to enter the continental United States since 1994.

The best view of the ring eclipse — which scientists call an "annular" eclipse in which the moon will completely block out the sun except for an annulus, or ring of fire, on the moon’s edge — will be in the northern edge of California, coursing near Eureka, Redding, the northern suburbs of Sacramento and Lake Tahoe.

In Orange County, the moon will begin to obscure the sun at 5:24 p.m. Sunday, reach its maximum coverage at 6:38 p.m., and exit the sun’s path at 7:42 p.m., just 10 minutes before sunset, the Griffith Observatory said. Watch the “official” video here: http://youtu.be/7YX2blo1eRk

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