RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Solar eclipses occur when the moon passes in front of the sun and conceals its radiance. This phenomenon can be total (annular) - when the moon entirely blocks out the sun and creates a visible "ring of fire" - or partial, when earth's satellite only partially passes in front of the sun. It is the latter eclipse that many Brazilians will see next month.
On Tuesday, July 2nd, people located in the north and south of Brazil will be able to see the sun partially hidden. Some cities in Brazil will be able to observe . . .