Longest solar eclipse of 21st century on Jan 15

Last Updated: Friday, January 8, 2010 - 21:43

Indore: Sky gazers can witness the longest
longest solar eclipse of the 21st century on January 15.

Superintendent of Jiwaji Observatory Ujjain Rajendra
Prakash Gupta told that the solar eclipse will start
becoming visible in India between 11.00 am to 12.30 pm and it
will end between 3.00 pm to 3.30 pm.

The best view of the eclipse would be at Rameshwaram in
Tamil Nadu, where it would be seen for 10 minutes from 1.16
pm, he said, adding that during this period 91.9 per cent of
the sun would hide behind the moon.


First Published: Friday, January 8, 2010 - 21:43
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