A Total Solar Eclipse was Visible from the Northern Tip of Australia on Nov. 13, 2012 (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption A total solar eclipse was visible from the Northern tip of Australia on Nov. 13, 2012 at 3:35 EST. The light halo visible around the edges of the moon is the sun's atmosphere, the corona. Credit Image courtesy of Romeo Durscher Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.