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Partial Solar Eclipse on February 15, 2018

Partial Solar Eclipse on February 15, 2018
Written by Shilpi Gupta

The lunar eclipse or the blood moon was not actually visible in the UK and America. A partial solar eclipse will visible on February 15, 2018, in southern South America, including many locations in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay, and in Antarctica. On 15 February the Solar eclipse will also be visible in some regions of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth, moreover, the totally or partly image of the Sun is viewed on the Earth. When the center of the Moon’s shadow misses the Earth, the partial solar eclipse occurs in the polar regions of the Earth.

UTC time when the First location to see the partial eclipse begin is 6:55 PM on 15 February 2018. however, at 8:51 PM solar eclipse will be maximum and it will end at 10:57 PM.

The best place to see the this Solar Eclipse from land will be the southern tip of South America. The eclipse will cover about 40 percent of the sun over the city of Ushuaia, Argentina. While Buenos Aires will get to see only 17 percent coverage of the sun.

Next solar eclipse of this year another Partial solar eclipse will be on 13 July in some parts of southern Australia, including those in Adelaide and Melbourne. Reportedly, a majority of a partial eclipse on 13 July 2018, of the Sun will take place over the Pacific and Indian Oceans. This solar eclipse can also be seen from a very small part of northern Antarctica. However, the timings of Solar eclipse of 13 July 2018 is 1:48 AM and end at 4:15 AM.

Apart from that, on 11 August 2018, the Partial solar eclipse, will be visible in northern and eastern Europe, northern parts of North America, and some northern and western locations in Asia, including north of Scotland, Orkney and Shetland. This Solar Eclipse will make it the most watched solar eclipse of the year 2018. This Solar Eclipse will start from 8:05 AM on 11 August and ends at 11:30 AM. However, the solar eclipse will be at their maximum at 9:45 AM.

 

 

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.

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