Annular Solar Eclipse June 2020 : Get date, time & visibility details

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Solar Eclipse 2020 : Path of Eclipse shadow

The year 2020 is a treat for all astronomy . Now it’s time for a another cosmic events. An annular Solar Eclipse will kick off on June 21, 2020. The eclipse will visible from parts of Africa including the Central African Republic, Congo & Ethiopia, South of Pakistan and Northern India and China. People of these areas will see the characteristic ring of fire.

Annular Solar Eclipse 2020 : Visibility

An Annular Solar Eclipse is known for its characteristic ring of fire. The alignment of the Moon is such that the central part of the Sun is obscured from the Earth’s view, living only the outer rum ,which this is what creates the “Ring of Fire”. The first Solar Eclipse of 2020 can be viewed on June 21 from parts of Africa (Central African Republic, Congo & Ethiopia), South of Pakistan and Northern India and China. Also partial Solar Eclipse can be viewed from Part of Europe, Most of Asia & Africa’s nation, North in Australia Pacific and Indian Ocean regions.

Cities Where Annular Eclipse visible :

  • Impforndo , Congo
  • Obo, Central African Republic
  • Lalibela , Ethopia
  • Sukkur, Dindh, Pakistan
  • Pano Aqil, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Gharsana, Rajasthan , India
  • Sirsa, Haryana, India
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand India
  • Tehri, Uttarakhand , India
  • Xiamen, Fujian ,China

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Locations where Partial Solar Eclipse visible : 

Large part of the Sun is eclipsed in these locations :

  • Bangui, Central African Republic
  • Juba, South Sudan
  • Addis Abba, Ethopia
  • Khartoum , Sudan
  • Djibouti, Djibouti
  • Asmara, Eritrea
  • Sana, Yemen
  • Doha , Qatar
  • Dubai , UAE
  • Muscat , Oman
  • Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Lahore, Pakistan
  • New Delhi, India
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Chongqing, China
  • Hong Kong
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Hagatna, Guam

Annular Solar Eclipse 2020 : World wide time table 

According to the report , the Annular Solar Eclipse 2020 will starts at one location and ends at another. The times below are actual times (In UTC and IST) when the Solar Eclipse occurs . Date of Annular Solar Eclipse 2020 is June 21. 

Event  UTC Time IST Time
First location to see the partial eclipse begin 03:45:58 09:15:58
First location to see the full eclipse begin 04:47:45 10:17:45
Maximum Eclipse 06:40:04 12:10:04
Last location to see the full eclipse end 08:32:17 14:02:17
Last location to see the partial eclipse end 09:34:01 15:04:01

* * these local times do not refer to a specific location but indicate the beginning ,peak, an end of the eclipse on a global scale , each line referring to a different location. Next Annular Solar Eclipse will be on June 10, 2021.

Meanwhile, the Solar Eclipse is a natural event and there is a number precautionary measures which should be taken during the solar eclipse. The first is to not watch the solar eclipse with a naked eye and instead use eye protection or indirect viewing of techniques. In a Annular Solar Eclipse , the Sun and Moon are in line with the Earth but the size of Moon is smaller than the Sun which makes the Sun appear as a bright ring which is called annulus we well.

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