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How a partial solar eclipse was seen from various cities in India: photos

Solar Eclipse: The next solar eclipse will be visible from India on August 2, 2027.

New Delhi:

Partial solar eclipse or Surya Garahn was visible in India today, the eclipse was seen in various cities across the country including Delhi, Amritsar, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Chennai etc. The partial solar eclipse was the last eclipse of 2022. The end of the eclipse will not be visible in India as it will end after sunset.


Partial solar eclipse in Delhi


The moon partially covers the sun during the eclipse in Patna

The eclipse will be visible in most parts of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and western parts of Asia.

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Most parts of India will be able to witness the celestial phenomenon, the duration of which varies from city to city, however, residents of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and some northeastern regions including Imphal, Aizawl, Itanagar and Kohima wouldn’t make it. see the eclipse. Also, the end of the eclipse will not be visible from India as it will continue after sunset.

For Mumbai and Delhi, the duration of the eclipse from its onset until the time of sunset is 1 hour 19 minutes and 1 hour 13 minutes, respectively. While the eclipse will begin at 4:29 p.m. in Delhi, in Mumbai it will be visible from 4:49 p.m.

The partial eclipse will last 31 minutes in Chennai where it will begin at 5:14 p.m. People in Bengaluru will be able to view the eclipse from 5:12 p.m. for 43 minutes. Kolkata will witness the partial eclipse at 4:52 p.m. which will last about 12 minutes.

In a press release, the Ministry of Earth Sciences urged not to see the Sun eclipsed with the naked eye, even for a short time. It indicates that the obscuration of the Sun will be around 40-50% at the time of the maximum eclipse in the northwestern regions of India.

The next solar eclipse will be visible from India on August 2, 2027. It will be a total solar eclipse. From all parts of the country, it will be considered a partial solar eclipse.

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