In pictures: Rare solar eclipse of the decade as seen from UAE

Thousands of residents gathered in various parts of the country to witness the rare annular solar eclipse - the last one of the decade.



The partial solar eclipse is seen from Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre in Dubai on Thursday morning. Photo by M. Sajjad/KT
The partial solar eclipse is seen from Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre in Dubai on Thursday morning. Photo by M. Sajjad/KT
Visuals from Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre in Dubai on Thursday morning. Photo by M. Sajjad/KT
Visuals from Al Thuraya Astronomy Centre in Dubai on Thursday morning. Photo by M. Sajjad/KT
Sky gazers were in for a visual treat as past 7.30 am they could witness the 'ring of fire'. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT
Sky gazers were in for a visual treat as past 7.30 am they could witness the 'ring of fire'. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT
People, especially youngsters, were excited after watching the annular solar phenomenon. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT
People, especially youngsters, were excited after watching the annular solar phenomenon. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT
For some, this was also an opportunity to debunk the myths surrounding solar eclipse. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT
For some, this was also an opportunity to debunk the myths surrounding solar eclipse. Photo by M.Sajjad/KT

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