Where to see the last partial solar eclipse of 2018

Where to see the last partial solar eclipse of 2018

Where to see the last partial solar eclipse of 2018

Depending on where you are in the world, you may have been able to witness the Moon slightly obscure the Sun in a partial solar eclipse today.

It can also be seen over northern Canada, northeastern US, Greenland, Scandinavia, Siberia and some parts of central Asia, according to Nasa.

Here, the Moon's shadow will only be able to block out one part of the Sun, which will create a partial eclipse.

A partial solar eclipse happens when the circle of the moon crosses from the front of the solar disk. When the moon passes between the sun and the earth, it stops some or all light from the sun. Earlier, in 2018, the solar eclipse was seen on 15th February and 13th July. The eclipse, which will be visible from regions of the Northern hemisphere, will last three hours.

Also on the Korean Peninsula, the Eclipse will be visible during sunset.

A partial solar eclipse visible to major parts of the northern hemisphere will start in the early hours of August 11, Greenwich Mean Time, according to United States space agency Nasa.

Last solar eclipse of 2018 will start at 01:02 pm PST while, it will end at 04:21 pm PST. On the other hand, the whole divine occasion will last till 12.32 pm GMT or 5.02 pm IST.

The report declared that the moon can be called a "giant" whether it is a full or partial moon, when the distance between the center of the moon and the center of the Earth lays within a distance of 362,146 kilometers.

Visit Spaceweather.com for more information about this event and observing tips for people in the eclipse zone.

Is it safe to see the partial solar eclipse?

Nasa advises to use eye protection like special eclipse glasses should be used to witness the solar eclipse. After they resolved their conflict, the bear went to meet the Moon and bit it as well causing a lunar eclipse.

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