rare celestial phenomenon- Annular Solar Eclipse- is going to occur on Thursday,
Bhubaneswar: The rare celestial phenomenon- Annular Solar Eclipse- is going to occur December 26, 2019, and it will be visible from India in the morning after sunrise from some places within a narrow corridor of the southern part of the country. It will also be seen from the rest part of the country as partial solar eclipse.
Bhubaneswar from 08.20 hrs IST to 11.28hrs IST and the greatest eclipse will be at 09.46hrs IST with maximum obscuration 54.7%., the Met. Centre in Bhubaneswar said.Movement: The narrow corridor of the annular phase of the eclipse will pass through the southern part of the country through certain places like Cannanore, Coimbatore, Kozhikode, Madurai, Mangalore, Ooty, Tiruchirappalli, etc. In India, the obscuration of the Sun by the Moon at the time of the greatest phase of the annular eclipse will be nearly 93%. As one moves towards the north and south of the country from the annular path, the duration of the partial eclipse decreases. Obscuration of the Sun by the Moon at the time of greatest phase of partial eclipse will be around 90 percent in Bangalore, 85 percent in Chennai, 79 percent in Mumbai, 45 percent in Kolkata, 45 percent in Delhi, 42 percent in Patna, 33 percent in Guwahati, 70 percent in Port Blair, 35 percent