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Solar Eclipse 2020: India Witnesses Annular Eclipse

New Delhi: India on Sunday witnessed annular photo voltaic eclipse or ‘surya grahan’ 2020, the third eclipse even for this yr after first two lunar eclipses passed off in January and June and the final annual photo voltaic eclipse of this decade.

The photo voltaic eclipse began from round 9 a.m. throughout the Indian map because the Solar, the Moon, and the Earth got here in a straight line, and the nation witnessed the ‘deepest’ annular photo voltaic eclipsee in over a century.

Astrologers mentioned it a fourth tremendous uncommon hybrid eclipse which is a combination between an annular and complete photo voltaic eclipse.

Areas like Hyderabad, Chennai, Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Delhi, Patna, Shillong and extra witnessed a partial part of the annular photo voltaic eclipse from 9 a.m.

Within the eclipse, the space of the Moon and Earth might be bigger than standard which suggests the moon will be unable to cowl up the solar totally and can pass over the borders of the solar – giving an look of a “Ring of Fire”.

Press Info Bureau in a tweet knowledgeable that it’s the final annular photo voltaic eclipse in India of this decade.

Folks can catch glimpse of the partially coated solar between 10 a.m. and a pair of.28 p.m. as per the time differing as places in India. The eclipse will proceed for over three hours protecting 84 per cent Solar.

There are three forms of photo voltaic eclipses – complete, partial, and annular.


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