A Partial Eclipse Over Manila Bay Credit & Copyright: Armando Lee (Astron. League Philippines), F. Naelga Jr., 100 Hours of Astronomy (IYA2009)
Explanation: What happened to the setting Sun? An eclipse! Last January 28, 2009, the Moon eclipsed part of the Sun as visible from parts of Africa, Australia, and Asia. In particular the above image, taken from the Mall of Asia seawall, caught a partially eclipsed Sun setting over Manila Bay in the Philippines. Piers are visible in silhouette in the foreground. Eclipse chasers and well placed sky enthusiasts captured many other interesting and artistic images of the year's only annular solar eclipse, including movies, eclipse shadow arrays, and rings of fire. Another partial solar eclipse will be visible from the Philippines in July. That event, however, will likely be better remembered as a total solar eclipse visible to those occupying a long thin swath of Earth that starts in India and extends through China into the Pacific Ocean.
How I wish I was able to witness this amazing nature wonder since the Manila Bay is actually just a 15-minute drive from where I live, but I was so deep in slumber at the time it happened.
Oh well, I can only wish I could catch the total solar eclipse in July.