Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Total Solar Eclipse today 22 July 2009

If your in the south-east hemisphere stay tuned today for the total solar eclipse. Many asian cities will be in total darkness for some time:

BBC source
The longest total solar eclipse this century, with large areas of India and China plunged into darkness. Amateur stargazers and scientists have travelled far to see the eclipse, which lasts for about five minutes.

The eclipse could first be seen early on Wednesday in eastern India, though in some regions there was thick cloud.It has been moving east across India, Nepal, Burma, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China and the Pacific.

The eclipse first became total over India at 0053GMT. It will cross some southern Japanese islands and will last be visible from land at Nikumaroro Island in the South Pacific nation of Kiribati. It will end at 0418GMT.

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1 comment:

Humera Tehseen said...

Iam sad because I missed today's opportunity to watch full solar eclipse as the sky was covered with clouds.But I will pray for God to give us one opportunity to all of us who missed this for the next time.

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