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What Is Solar Eclipse?

Solar Eclipse Of The Year 2020: Whenever the earth, sun, and moon form a straight line, it leads to either solar or lunar eclipse. The position of these three bodies decides whether it is a solar eclipse or lunar eclipse. In the case of a Solar eclipse, The moon comes in the middle of the sun and earth. This blocks the sunlight from entering an earth’s surface. There are a total of three types of Solar eclipse, namely total, partial, and annular. The upcoming solar eclipse will be an annular one.

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What Is An Annular Solar Eclipse?

An annular eclipse occurs when the moon is at the farthest point from the earth. The size of the moon becomes relatively smaller compared to any other position. Due to this, it is not able to completely block the sun and its sunlight. When the moon comes in the same line as sun and earth at this point, the sun appears as a ring of fire to the people of earth.

When Will, The Solar Eclipse, Take Place?

Solar Eclipse Of The Year 2020: This year’s first solar eclipse will take place on 21 June 2020. The eclipse will start at 9:15 a.m., according to IST. The full eclipse will occur at 10:17 a.m. The eclipse will reach its maximum at 12:10 p.m. You can experience the full eclipse till 02:02 p.m. The eclipse will come to an end by 03:04 p.m.

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Precautions To Take For Solar Eclipse

When you hear about a ring of fire in the sky, it is natural that you feel looking at it. However, it is always advised not to look at the sun with its naked eyes during a solar eclipse. There are chances that you may damage your eyes if you look at it directly. Due to this, certain things should be kept in mind before looking at the sun. Remember to wear eclipse glasses while gazing at the sun. Another option is to look at the sun using a pinhole projector.

When Will, The Next Solar Eclipse, Take Place?

The solar eclipse of June will be visible in India as well as much of Asia, Africa, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean, parts of Europe and Australia. The next and final solar eclipse will take place on 14 December. This will be visible to people of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, parts of the Indian Ocean, Antarctica, and Africa.

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