Video: How Solar Eclipse 2019 looked in Delhi
New Delhi : The last solar eclipse of the year 2019 was seen in several parts of India on December 26, a day after the nation celebrated Christmas festival.
For those who do not know what solar eclipse means then it is a phenomenon where the moon covers the Sun's centre, leaving the Sun's outer edges forming a "ring of fire".
Here are some key information and video of the actual solar eclipse 2019:
According to the information available on TimeandDate.com, this annular solar eclipse of 2019 will be visible from Southern India, Saudi Arabia, Oman, parts of Indonesia while a partial eclipse will be visible in most of Asia, parts of North/East Africa, and North/West Australia.
Space enthusiasts and sky-watchers in Indian cities like Ootacamund, Mangaluru, Dindigul, Erode, Karur, Thalassery, Palakkad and Kasaragod will be able to enjoy the full solar eclipse while those residing in Bengaluru, Delhi, Mumbai will witness a partial eclipse. Various online reports also suggest that the eclipse will also be seen in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai and Kolkata.
The partial eclipse will emerge at 7:59 am IST (Indian Standard Time) on December 26 while the full eclipse will appear at 9:04 am IST. The eclipse will reach its maximum point at 10:47 am IST. The solar eclipse will last for a maximum of three minutes and 40 seconds.