Solar Eclipse 2020 visible from different parts of Asia and Africa, most dramatic annular eclipse in years

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The Solar Eclipse of June 21, 2020, has been visible from different parts of Asia and Africa and considered as the most dramatic annular eclipse in years.

According to NASA reports, it has been visible from Nepal, India, China, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Yemen, Oman, Taiwan, and Guam.

The CEO of Dubai Astronomy Group Mr. Hassan Al Hariri said in an interview given to a science portal, that this partial solar eclipse will be massive in terms of the solar disk coverage by the moon. He added that this will an amazing opportunity for people around the world to observe the celestial phenomena. It is also important to note, that the International Astronomical Centre will be broadcasting the eclipse on its social media channels.

According to a report, the Solar Eclipse in Nepal will last for approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes. It will commence at 10:53 am and will last until 2:24 pm.

In the Ring of Fire Eclipse in Nepal, 86.31 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon. 

The full eclipse is set to be visible somewhere on Earth for just under four hours, and one of the last places to see a partially hidden Sun in Taiwan before its path heads out into the Pacific.

Publish : 2020-06-21 12:45:06

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