Solar eclipse blocked by clouds in Tibet

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 08:41

Lhasa: Tibet`s Cona county was one of the first places in China to view the solar eclipse, which occurred at 8:01 am on Wednesday, according to an observatory under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
However, the solar view from Cona was blocked by overcast, according to sources from the CAS Purple Mountain Observatory based in Nanjing, eastern Jiangsu province.

The sun sunshine was blocked behind clouds in Lhasa, Tibet`s capital.

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First Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 08:41

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