Solar Eclipse 2018 LIVE Streaming: Stargazers are up for a treat, as yet another phenomenon of nature in space is about to take place. The world on Thursday will witness the second eclipse of the season – a partial solar eclipse also known as Aanshik Surya Grahan. The celestial wonder will take place weeks after the skywatchers enjoyed one of the rarest phenomena in space- ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ which took place on January 31. In total solar eclipse where the Moon moves between the Sun and Earth. This way it blocks the rays of the sun and would cast a shadow on parts of Earth. However, in partial solar eclipse, the Sun, Moon and Earth are not perfectly aligned and the Moon partially obscures the Sun’s disk and screens the Sun’s disk and casts its penumbra on Earth.
When will the partial solar eclipse 2018 take place?
Partial solar eclipse 2018 will take place on February 15, Thursday.
Where will the partial solar eclipse 2018 take place?
Partial solar eclipse 2018 will be visible in southern South America which includes many parts of Argentina, Paraguay, Chile, Uruguay. It will also be visible in Antarctica and some areas of the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
How can Indian watch the partial solar eclipse 2018?
Sadly, the partial solar eclipse will not be visible in India but they can still watch it. Indians can enjoy the LIVE stream of the celestial phenomenon on NASA’s website, Youtube channel and periscope.
What are the timings of partial solar eclipse 2018?
As per the report by timeanddate.com, the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) of partial solar eclipse 2018 are:
— Partial solar eclipse 2018 will begin at 6:55 pm. The eclipse will reach its maximum at 8:51 pm. It will end at 10:47 pm.
— However, in India, the partial eclipse will take place on February 16 at 12:25 am. Going by the timings, the eclipse will reach its maximum at 2:21 am and will end at 4:17 am.