1st solar eclipse-2021 to be visible in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh on Thursday

New Delhi, 09 June: The first solar eclipse of this year is going to happen on Thursday and it will be visible only in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh in India.

According to the map released by NASA, this solar eclipse will be visible in eastern America, northern Alaska, Canada, parts of the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and North Africa. Everywhere it will start at 11:42 am Indian time. It will reach a circular shape at around 3.30 pm, in which it will remain till 4.52 pm. After this it will run till 6.41 pm.

Many websites of the world including NASA will broadcast it live. According to NASA, a circular solar eclipse is visible somewhere on Earth in 18 months.

A solar eclipse is visible when the Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun. However, due to its elliptical orbit, the Moon does not always completely cover the Sun. Due to the distance, a line of light appears around the Moon facing the Sun from the Earth, and it is also called the Ring of Fire.

In India, the solar eclipse in Ladakh will be visible for a short time and in the high altitude region. A very small part of the solar eclipse will be visible in Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh.

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