The first solar eclipse of this year took place on June 10. This celestial event occurred after the total lunar eclipse which took place on May 26. The solar eclipse was visible in India in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh. The solar eclipse was also visible in the eastern parts of United States , Northern Alaska, Canada and parts of the Caribbean, Europe , Asia and Northern Africa. The 2021 annular solar eclipse started at 01:42 pm (IST) and reached its peak at 06:41 pm (IST). NASA published the live stream link of the solar eclipse so that everyone was able to watch this rare astronomical event online. The annular solar eclipse was a rare and mesmerizing site. According to NASA annular solar eclipses appear every 18 months somewhere on Earth. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun and blocks the light of the sun. But when the moon is too far from Earth, it looks smaller and does not block the entire view of the sun. This creates what looks like a ring around the moon.