First solar eclipse of the year today

06 Jan, 2019 10:37 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Parts of Southeast Asia will witness the first solar eclipse of 2019 today lasting for four hours and 15 minutes. However, it will not be visible in Pakistan.

Solar eclipse will start at evening by 4pm at 34 minutes and will end at 8pm after 34 minutes.

Eclipses can be viewed using a solar-filtered telescope, eclipse glasses or a pinhole projector.

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon’s shadow falls on Earth. The shadow comprises two concentric cones called the umbra and the penumbra.

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