As we all know solar eclipse occurs during the passage of the moon in between the sun and the earth. At this particular time, the moon will cover (partially or fully) the Sun, and the shadow of the moon will inundate the earth. The solar eclipse will occur on 26th December 2019, and it will be a complete solar eclipse. The time for the solar eclipse in December will be 2hours 40mintues that is from 8.17 am to 10.57 am. As the reports say the best place to watch the solar eclipse in India will be Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Kasaragod, Thalasseri, Kozhikode and Palakkad are the best spots to see the solar eclipse in Kerala. And Ootacamund, Coimbatore, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Sivaganga, Thiruchirappalli, Pudukkottai are the places in Tamil Nadu.
Watching the solar eclipse with naked eyes will cause eye damage. Directly looking the sun may cause partial or full blindness. Best and the secured way to watch the eclipse are to wear a protective solar eclipse viewing glasses. As the reports say Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Malaysia, Borneo and Northern Marina Island are the other places to see the solar eclipse in 2019.
What is Annular Solar Eclipse?
Annular implies “Ring-shaped”. Annular is a Latin word which means ring. And the Annular Solar eclipse is going to occur on 26th December 2019. The solar eclipse occurs when Sun, Moon and the earth come together as in a straight line. Annular solar eclipse appears when the moon encloses the centre of the sun, which will form a ring of fire or annulus around the moon.
How long does it last?
The annular solar eclipse last for 2 hours and 40 minutes. In India, it will be last for almost 3 minutes.
Best places to see the Solar Eclipse in India
Tamil Nadu and Kerala have the best to view the solar eclipse. Cheruvathur, a small place in Kozhikode (Dist.), Kerala is the ideal place to watch the solar eclipse.
Other major locations are:
• Kozhikode, Kerala
• Thalasseri, Kerala
• Kasaragod, Kerala
• Palakkad, Kerala
• Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu
• Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
• Erode, Tamil Nadu
• Karur, Tamil Nadu
• Dindigul, Tamil Nadu
• Sivaganga, Tamil Nadu
• Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
• Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu
Precautions during the solar eclipse viewing
Don’t look at the sun directly on the time of the solar eclipse. Always use solar eclipse glasses for watching the eclipse safely. There are a lot of online sites for providing the best solar eclipse glasses at a lower price while compared with the physical stores. Be alert and don’t miss this magical moment that gonna happened on December 26th.