It was an exciting Boxing Day for Singapore residents as they put aside their tasks at hand and rushed to get a glimpse of the rare annular solar eclipse at 1.20pm in the afternoon.
At various locations around the island, including tertiary education institutes, hundreds gathered for viewing sessions of the "ring of fire"
An annular solar eclipse happens when the moon covers the sun's centre, leaving the sun's visible outer edges to form a “ring of fire” or annulus around the moon.
The next annular solar eclipse that will be fully visible in Singapore will be on 28 February 2063.
Below is a live stream of the annular solar eclipse by the Science Centre Observatory Singapore: