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The image shows a total solar eclipse.(NASA)

Parts of South America set to experience total solar eclipse today, NASA shares post

Hindustan Times, New DElhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 12:05 AM IST
If you are a space enthusiast and planning to catch the event, then you may find this post helpful.
India is projected to see the next solar eclipse on June 10 in 2021, which will be an annular solar eclipse.(Sanjeev Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
India is projected to see the next solar eclipse on June 10 in 2021, which will be an annular solar eclipse.(Sanjeev Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Solar Eclipse 2020: After a dazzling meteor shower, skygazers to see another astronomical event

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 03:31 PM IST
The US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa), will also provide the live link for the space nerds across the globe to witness the last total solar eclipse of the year.
The solar eclipse as seen from (top left to right) Kolkata, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, (centre L to R) Bengaluru, Ghaziabad, Patna and (bottom L to R) Chennai, New Delhi and Mumbai on Sunday.(HT Photos)
The solar eclipse as seen from (top left to right) Kolkata, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, (centre L to R) Bengaluru, Ghaziabad, Patna and (bottom L to R) Chennai, New Delhi and Mumbai on Sunday.(HT Photos)

Rain, clouds dampen plans to view eclipse in some regions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 07:03 AM IST
In Haridwar, most places of worship remained closed in the morning. After solar eclipse ended at 2:51 pm, temples were cleaned with a sprinkling of Ganga water, which is considered holy.
The solar eclipse seen through a cloud cover in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The solar eclipse seen through a cloud cover in New Delhi.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Clouds play spoilsport, turn solar eclipse into damp squib in north India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 07:01 PM IST
Rain and thick cloud cover meant that the solar eclipse was not visible in many parts of country.
Temples were closed in Haridwar owing to eclipse but opened up in the afternoon.(HT Photo)
Temples were closed in Haridwar owing to eclipse but opened up in the afternoon.(HT Photo)

Solar eclipse: No Ganga aarti in morning, temples open post-eclipse in Haridwar

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Ganga aarti at Brahmakund, Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar has rarely been cancelled even during solar eclipses.
A silhouetted view of a flying eagle in the backdrop of the solar eclipse in the sky, in Chennai.(PTI)
A silhouetted view of a flying eagle in the backdrop of the solar eclipse in the sky, in Chennai.(PTI)

Cloudy skies obstruct solar eclipse in Chennai, parts of Tamil Nadu

Chennai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Jasra Afreen
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The eclipse was however partial in most parts of Tamil Nadu and many enthusiasts who managed to take photos of the rare phenomenon posted them on the social networking sites
The annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon and the earth come in a straight line.(Reuters Photo)
The annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon and the earth come in a straight line.(Reuters Photo)

Solar eclipse: Overcast conditions play a spoilsport for sky gazers in UP

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 03:45 PM IST
Arrangements were made at Indira Gandhi Planetarium here to view the solar eclipse while adhering to physical distancing norms in view of the Covid-19 outbreak, a senior official at the facility said.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had attacked the Prime Minister on Saturday too, accusing him of surrendering India’s territory to China.(ANI file photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had attacked the Prime Minister on Saturday too, accusing him of surrendering India’s territory to China.(ANI file photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Rahul Gandhi calls PM ‘Surender Modi’ over India-China face-off and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 01:31 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Remarkably, the eclipse Sunday arrives on the northern hemisphere’s longest day of the year -- the summer solstice -- when Earth’s north pole is tilted most directly towards the Sun.(REUTERS)
Remarkably, the eclipse Sunday arrives on the northern hemisphere’s longest day of the year -- the summer solstice -- when Earth’s north pole is tilted most directly towards the Sun.(REUTERS)

‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse to dim Africa, Asia

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Were the Moon just a wee bit closer -- 379,100 rather than 381,500 kilometres away -- Earthlings would be treated to a total blackout, visible at a given spot on our planet about every 400 years.
Members of different science clubs in the city said they have made arrangements to view the he eclipse through solar filters on telescope, while strictly maintaining physical distance.(Reuters Photo)
Members of different science clubs in the city said they have made arrangements to view the he eclipse through solar filters on telescope, while strictly maintaining physical distance.(Reuters Photo)

Sky gazers in Kolkata gather on rooftops to witness solar eclipse

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 12:37 PM IST
The eclipse will be at its peak at 12.35 pm, with 65.5 per cent obscuration, Debi Prasad Duari, the director of M P Birla Planetaurium, said.
The annular solar eclipse is seen from Rajpath in New Delhi, on June 21.(Reuters Photo)
The annular solar eclipse is seen from Rajpath in New Delhi, on June 21.(Reuters Photo)

June 21 solar eclipse decade’s 23rd, one more to go this year: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 12:26 PM IST
The solar eclipse on June 21 (Sunday) started a little after 9 am after the sun, the moon and the earth came in a straight line.
A partial solar eclipse is seen from Rajpath in New Delhi, India.(REUTERS)
A partial solar eclipse is seen from Rajpath in New Delhi, India.(REUTERS)

In pics: India witnesses ‘Ring of fire’ solar eclipse, ‘deepest’ in over a century

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 12:14 PM IST
The solar eclipse began from around 9 am on Sunday across India as the Sun, the Moon, and the Earth came in a straight line and will be visible until 1.50 pm with maximum visibility at 12.05 pm.
International Yoga Day 2020: Malaika Arora and Taapsee Pannu have talked about yoga on Instagram.
International Yoga Day 2020: Malaika Arora and Taapsee Pannu have talked about yoga on Instagram.

International Yoga Day 2020: Taapsee Pannu suggests meditating during solar eclipse, Malaika Arora says yoga helped in ‘toughest moments’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 11:59 AM IST
International Yoga Day 2020: A host of Bollywood celebrities have shared a glimpse of their yoga routines and a few words of wisdom on International Yoga Day.
Several temples across the country have announced that they will remain shut down during the eclipse today.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Several temples across the country have announced that they will remain shut down during the eclipse today.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

Delhi’s Chhatarpur temple to remain open during solar eclipse

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 10:41 AM IST
Several temples across the country have announced that they will remain shut down during the eclipse today. A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse, which is popularly known as the “ring of fire” eclipse, will be visible this Sunday in India.
The annular solar eclipse as seen in Ludhiana, Punjab today.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)
The annular solar eclipse as seen in Ludhiana, Punjab today.(Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Solar Eclipse 2020: How has the coronavirus pandemic affected gatherings organised on solar eclipse?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 06:09 PM IST

The Earth is hosting a rare kind of solar eclipse this June 21 which is also coinciding with the summer solstice, or the first day of summer. June 21 will also be the longest day of the year, when people around the world will witness a celestial event known as the ‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse or an annular solar eclipse. In India, the path of the ‘Ring of Fire’ solar eclipse began near Gharsana in Rajasthan around 10:12 AM today. Depending on where a person in located from the central path of the eclipse, it will be visible between 9:56 AM to 2:29 PM, according to a press release from Planetary Society, India. The ‘Ring of Fire’ will be visible to people living in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand. A large number of people in India and the world are waiting for the annular solar eclipse that will occur today. This is the first solar eclipse of 2020 and coincides with the summer solstice, the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere.

A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse, which is popularly known as the “ring of fire” eclipse, will be visible this Sunday in India.(Milind Saurkar/HT file photo)
A rare celestial event, annular solar eclipse, which is popularly known as the “ring of fire” eclipse, will be visible this Sunday in India.(Milind Saurkar/HT file photo)

Solar eclipse: Andhra’s Kanaka Durga temple closed till 6 am tomorrow

Vijayawada | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 10:05 AM IST
The temple will be reopened at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, after completion of the solar eclipse. Temple cleansing, Snapana Abhishekam for deities, and Pancha Haarati will be held, after which the temple will be closed again.
The annular solar eclipse on June 21 will be visible at many places in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand while the rest of the country will be able to observe a partial eclipse.(ANI FIle)
The annular solar eclipse on June 21 will be visible at many places in Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttarakhand while the rest of the country will be able to observe a partial eclipse.(ANI FIle)

Solar Eclipse 2020: Tips on how to safely watch the ‘ring of fire’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 11:08 PM IST
A solar eclipse should never be observed with naked eyes and there are some precautions to be taken while watching the celestial event.
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and the Sun and covers the latter either fully or partially, blocking sunlight.(Photo Credit: Unsplash)
A solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and the Sun and covers the latter either fully or partially, blocking sunlight.(Photo Credit: Unsplash)

Solar Eclipse 2020: Check out the best places to observe ‘ring of fire’ on June 21

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 03:52 PM IST
The path of annular solar eclipse start near Gharsana in Rajasthan around 10:12 AM. However, the phase of annularity will be only for one minute – it will begin around 11:49 am and end at 11:50 am.
At the peak of the annular eclipse, the Moon will be able to block 99% of the Sun from view, this however, lasts for only a few seconds. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
At the peak of the annular eclipse, the Moon will be able to block 99% of the Sun from view, this however, lasts for only a few seconds. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Solar Eclipse: Summer Solstice and ‘Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse coincide

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 06:11 PM IST
This is the first time since 1982 that the annular solar eclipse and the summer solstice fall on the same day. The next time these two events coincide will be on June 21, 2039.
The sky gazers will get an opportunity to observe the “ring of fire” during the solar eclipse on June 21.(Representative Photo)
The sky gazers will get an opportunity to observe the “ring of fire” during the solar eclipse on June 21.(Representative Photo)

Solar eclipse in times of Covid-19: No gathering allowed, holy dip to be banned in Kurukshetra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 08:12 AM IST
The full solar eclipse will begin at 10:12 am and the phase of annularity will end at 11:50 am. The entire event, however, will end after 2 pm.
Dr KL Sundar Krishna, Nuclear and Earth Scientist(ANI photo)
Dr KL Sundar Krishna, Nuclear and Earth Scientist(ANI photo)

Chennai-based scientist claims connection between Covid-19 and solar eclipse

Chennai | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 08:26 AM IST
According to Dr KL Sundar Krishna, Nuclear and Earth Scientist , the intensity of the sun rays (fission energy) coming will make Covid-19 inactive.
Solar eclipse 2019 made netizens drop some really funny creations.(Twitter@JayDiana1)
Solar eclipse 2019 made netizens drop some really funny creations.(Twitter@JayDiana1)

Solar Eclipse 2019: Netizens can’t keep calm, flood Twitter with eclipse memes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Though some parts of the world saw this feat of nature, many had a bitter hide and seek situation with the clouds.
Boys use special glasses to watch the annular solar eclipse in Cheruvathur town in Kerala.(Reuters Photo)
Boys use special glasses to watch the annular solar eclipse in Cheruvathur town in Kerala.(Reuters Photo)

‘Saw beautiful ring of fire’: Kerala students after watching solar eclipse

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2019 04:50 PM IST
The state turned it into a big celebration. Almost all district headquarters made special arrangements to view the spectacle.
PM Modi posted a tweet about watching the solar eclipse, which is occurring today.(Twitter/@narendramodi)
PM Modi posted a tweet about watching the solar eclipse, which is occurring today.(Twitter/@narendramodi)

PM Narendra Modi’s reply on his latest pic becoming a meme is winning hearts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 01:08 AM IST
PM Modi posted a tweet about watching the solar eclipse, which is occurring today, along with his pictures.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the Sun for a viewer on Earth.

Solar eclipse 2019: Astronomer offers ‘best’ method for sky watchers

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 25, 2019 10:44 PM IST
An annular solar eclipse takes place when the moon’s apparent diameter is smaller than that of the Sun’s and blocks most of the Sun’s light.
The solar eclipse will begin at 8:20:08 am and end at 11:29:10 am on December 26.(AP file)
The solar eclipse will begin at 8:20:08 am and end at 11:29:10 am on December 26.(AP file)

Solar eclipse: Odisha government announces holiday in school and colleges

Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON DEC 24, 2019 05:54 PM IST
All schools and colleges in the state will remain closed on December 26, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.
A partial solar eclipse takes place when the earth moves through the lunar penumbra as the moon travels between the earth and the sun. This is the partial solar eclipse viewed under cloudy skies from Arizona on August 21, 2017.(Shutterstock)
A partial solar eclipse takes place when the earth moves through the lunar penumbra as the moon travels between the earth and the sun. This is the partial solar eclipse viewed under cloudy skies from Arizona on August 21, 2017.(Shutterstock)

8 interesting facts you should know before the partial solar eclipse

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 09:19 AM IST
Eclipse totalities don’t always have the same lengths and the first ever solar eclipse recordings were discovered in China.
Partial solar eclipse 2018: The partial solar eclipse is visible from parts of the northern hemisphere. There are certain myths associated with solar eclipses as well.(Shutterstock)
Partial solar eclipse 2018: The partial solar eclipse is visible from parts of the northern hemisphere. There are certain myths associated with solar eclipses as well.(Shutterstock)

Partial solar eclipse 2018, 5 myths from around the world that you need to know

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 09:14 AM IST
Partial solar eclipse 2018: A partial solar eclipse will take place on August 11. Here are 5 superstitions and myths associated with eclipses.
The moon turns red during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi on January 31, 2018.(AP file photo)
The moon turns red during a lunar eclipse as seen in New Delhi on January 31, 2018.(AP file photo)

Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Lunar eclipse 2018: Star-gazers across the world will also get a chance to witness a deep red Blood Moon, a situation that occurs when the moon is perfectly eclipsed and appears reddish due to the sunlight.
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