Jun 10, 2021 08:51 PM IST
People across Earth's northern hemisphere viewed an annular solar eclipse on June 10 with parts of Canada and Siberia privy to the best view of the celestial event.
- Jun 03, 2021 06:54 PM IST
There will be a total of four eclipses this year – two lunar and two solar – of which, only the first lunar eclipse 2021 has so far been witnessed.
- Dec 15, 2020 04:25 PM IST
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the area where this happens into darkness. It happens only rarely in any given spot across the globe.
- Dec 12, 2020 06:40 PM IST
To observe the phenomenon, when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, entirely blocking the latter, one needs to be in the exact 90-kilometer long area that will enjoy the full effect.
- Jun 21, 2020 01:02 PM IST
The 'deepest' annular solar eclipse of the century, wherein the Sun appears like a ring of fire, was visible from parts of India and West Asia.
- Jun 21, 2020 12:01 PM IST
The annular path also passes through Congo, Sudan, Ethiopia, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Pakistan, and China.
- Jun 18, 2020 09:19 PM IST
The Summer Solstice is seen as an auspicious day in many cultures.
- Jun 18, 2020 08:34 PM IST
An annular solar eclipse occurs when the apparent size of the moon is only slightly less than the Sun’s – or the Moon almost covers the Sun – leaving only the outer rim of the Sun uncovered, and hence giving the appearance of a “ring of fire”.
- Aug 21, 2017 01:43 PM IST
From attempts to uncover age-old mysteries to new discoveries, the phenomenon of solar eclipse has played a key role in the progress of science
- May 03, 2012 02:02 PM IST
The trio of sun, earth and the moon will depict an interesting view of partial solar eclipse on May 21 this year, which will be seen in the eastern part of the country.