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Solar eclipse: The surreal phenomena

A number of countries in the western hemisphere, particularly the US, will witness complete solar eclipse on 21st August, 2017.

Annular solar eclipse on February 26, 2017

An annular solar eclipse took place on February 26, 2017, was visible in Southern Chile and Argentina, Angola, Southwestern Katanga and it lasted for 44 seconds.

Partial solar eclipse on September 13, 2015

On September 13, 2015, the partial solar eclipse was only visible from South Africa, Antarctica and locations in Indian and Atlantic Oceans.
Photo Credit: NASA

Partial solar eclipse on October 23, 2014

A partial solar eclipse occurred on October 23, 2014, was visible in Northern Pacific, North America, Mexico, Eastern Russia.

Partial solar eclipse on November 25, 2011

A partial solar eclipse occurred on November 25, 2011, was visible across Antarctica in its summer 24-hour day sunlight, and New Zealand near sunset with less than 20 per cent of the Sun obscured. Parts of the western Antarctic Peninsula experienced nearly 90 per cent obscuration of the Sun. Also, it was visible in Southwestern South Africa, and Tasmania.

Longest solar eclipse on July 22, 2009

A total solar eclipse occurred on July 22, 2009, was the longest solar eclipse during the first decade of the 21st century. It lasted a maximum of 6 minutes and 39 seconds off the coast of Southeast Asia, causing tourist interest in eastern China, Japan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Also, it was visible in North in Australia, Pacific and the Indian Ocean.
Photo Credit: NASA

Partial eclipse from the UK

On August 2008, a small partial solar eclipse was visible from the UK, with between 1/10th and 1/3rd of the Sun obscured by the Moon.

Partial solar eclipse on September 11, 2007

A partial solar eclipse occurred on September 11, 2007, it was visible in much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, and Antartica.
Photo Credit: NASA

Annular solar eclipse on October 3, 2005

An annular solar eclipse occurred on October 3, 2005, was visible in much parts of Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, East in North America, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Arctic. When the Sun was 96 per cent covered with moderate annular solar eclipse, it lasted for 4 minutes and 32 seconds.