Saturday, January 16, 2010

Annular Solar Eclipse in South India and other parts of the world on Jan 15th

An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon's apparent diameter is smaller than the Sun, causing the sun to look like an annulus (ring), blocking most of the Sun's light.

This is Century's longest solar eclipse.

Annular solar eclipse occurs over the skies of the southern Indian town of Rameswaram on January 15, 2010

The moon passes between the sun and the earth during a solar eclipse in Amman, Jordan on January 15, 2010

An annular solar eclipse is seen formed over the skies in Dhanushkodi, in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday


An annular solar eclipse is seen formed over the skies of Male, Maldives on January 15, 2010

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