A solar eclipse yesterday was visible in many parts of Micronesia and Asia yesterday, April 20.

A partial solar eclipse was visible in Palau yesterday starting at about 12:37 pm, In Guam a partial solar eclipse was witnessed in Kosrae, and much of southern Chuuk and Pohnpei states, had the maximum coverage of the sun during the eclipse, with the track of totality passing along a thin sliver near Kosrae, south of Kolonia, Pohnpei, and south of Weno, Chuuk, but north of Kapingamarangi Atoll.

In the Philippines, a partial solar eclipse was visible.  The partial eclipse is the result of a rare hybrid solar eclipse that will be observed from western Australia, East Timor, and Eastern Indonesia.

A partial solar eclipse was also visible in Kiribati.

A partial solar eclipse happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth but the Sun, Moon, and Earth are not perfectly lined up. Only a part of the Sun will appear to be covered, giving it a crescent shape.

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