Photos shared online and social media, show how residents in Osun state, Port Harcourt, Zamfara and Lagos State, witnessed the annular eclipse.
This photo was taken thhis morning in Osun state
According to the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASDRA), the annular eclipse was expected to be experienced by Nigerians today, 1st September, 2016.
Wikipedia free encyclopedia states that; hybrid eclipse (also called annular/total eclipse) shifts between a total and annular eclipse. At certain points on the surface of Earth it appears as a total eclipse, whereas at other points it appears as annular. Hybrid eclipses are comparatively rare.
Photo taken in Osun state
The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) reported that some people are gathered this morning in the Obasanjo Space Center where NASDRA Headquarter is cited Abuja with their EU certified Eclipse glasses on, to visibly watch the eclipse as it appears.
Disappointingly, the cloud covers the space and people were all left with dismay as the cloud refused to vanish till the time supposedly predicted to witness as expired.
Photo captured in Lagos state
Photos culled from social media show how residents in Osun state, Port Harcourt, Zamfara and Lagos State, witnessed the annular eclipse as we expect more reports across the country.
Photo taken in Port Harcourt