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Partial Solar Eclipse to be Visible in Many Countries

Several parts of India and several other countries around the world will see a partial solar eclipse on Thursday. The annular solar eclipse-often called a fire eclipse ring-occurs when the Moon covers the center of the sun, leaving the visible outer edges of the sun to form a “fire ring” or annulus around the moon.

This is the third and final solar eclipse of the year that will occur in Asia, Africa and Australia. The overall blocking of the sun during the eclipse will be 89.4% in Bengaluru, 84.6% in Chennai, 78.8% in Mumbai, 74.3% in Hyderabad, 66% in Ahmedabad and 44.7% in Delhi, Birla Industrial and Technological M.  The eclipse will be seen in Kolkata at 45.1 percent, beginning at 08:26:55 am, hitting its peak at 09:52:37 am and ending at 11:32:37 am.

The eclipse will be seen in Kolkata at 45.1 percent, beginning at 08:26:55 am, hitting its peak at 09:52:37 am and ending at 11:32:37 am.   For a time of three minutes and 40 seconds, the solar eclipse will last.

The partial lunar eclipse will also be witnessed by people from other countries. It include Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Also, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam.

When you intend to see the partial solar eclipse in person, make sure you wear eye protection. Do not gaze with naked eyes at the Sun or the sky. Until January 10, the planet will see the first lunar eclipse of 2020. It is just 15 days after the last solar eclipse of 2019.

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