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Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness

07 July, 2019 9:16 am 9:16 am

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total eclipse of the sun viewed from beneath the world’s clearest skies. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the … Read More

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Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile

06 June, 2019 8:32 am 8:32 am

LA SERENA, Chile (Reuters) – The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region’s clear skies. In Coquimbo, a region spanning the Pacific coast and the Andes, tourism demand has already eclipsed offerings of some … Read More

First solar eclipse of the year today

01 January, 2019 10:37 am 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 … Read More