A solar eclipse will be seen on 21 June 2020, in India and it will be seen in some parts of the country. Astro lovers and fans will get an opportunity to watch ‘Ring Fire’ during this period of eclipse. However, in most parts of the country, the solar eclipse will be seen only partial.
Devi Prasad Duari, director of M.P. Birla Planetarium, said that the annular phase of solar eclipse will start near Gharsana in Rajasthan at around 10.12 am and the annular phase will start at around 11.49 AM and will end at 11.50 AM.
‘Ring Fire’ will be seen for a minute in areas like Suratgarh and Anupgarh in Rajasthan, Sirsa, Ratia and Kurukshetra in Haryana and Dehradun, Chamba, Chamoli and Joshimath in Uttarakhand. Devi Prasad Duari, director of M.P. Birla Planetarium, said in a statement that although the ‘Ring fire’ this time will not be the same as it was shown on December 26 last year. This time it will be slightly lighter.
Partial solar eclipse will be seen in most parts of the country. The statement said that the annular solar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Moon and Earth come together. The partial solar eclipse in Kolkata will start from 10.46 am and will end at 2.17 pm in the afternoon. However, it will be seen in Delhi from 10.20 AM to 1.48 PM, in Mumbai from 10 AM to 1.27 PM, in Chennai from 10.22 AM to 1.41 PM and in Bengaluru from 10.13 AM to 1.31 PM.
On 21 June 2020, the annular solar eclipse will first begin from Congo in Africa and then pass through South Sudan, Ethiopia, Yemen, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Indian Ocean and Pakistan before India enters Rajasthan. After this it will move towards Tibet, China, Taiwan and then it will end in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.