Solar eclipse will be witnessed on 21st June in India, also known as Surya Grahan will start in Rajasthan at 10:12 AM, near Gharsana town. Current year’s Solar eclipse is an annular eclipse, in which Ring of Fire can be viewed. An annular eclipse can occur when the Sun looks larger because of moon being farthest, creating a bright and charismatic looking ring around moon. Visibility of bright ring is called Ring of Fire. Annular phase will be visible only in few locations in North part of India, other parts will see partial solar eclipse. Ring of Fire would be visible for approximately 1 minute or less from few parts in Haryana, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Along with India, annular eclipse will be visible from Pakistan, Congo, Africa, Ethiopia and China.
Countries including, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, the Red Sea, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Oman, the Gulf of Oman, Pakistan, India, China, Taiwan, the Philippine Sea (south of Guam), northern Australia and the north Pacific Ocean will witness solar eclipse. People can view live streaming on timeandate.com or directly through youtube platform.
India will witness 3 more eclipse this year – including 1 more solar eclipse in December and 2 lunar eclipses. June 21st solar eclipse is the first eclipse of the year 2020. Being a superstitious country twitter is abuzz with bad omen chatters, as 2020 has already been very inauspicious according to many because of Corona, Border Confrontation, frequent earthquakes, celebrities deaths and locust attack. Experts have advised of avoiding naked eye contact with Sun directly, which can cause blindness.