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Partial solar eclipse seen

Solar eclipse viewing at the Arthur C.Clarke Centre in Moratuwa.
Solar eclipse viewing at the Arthur C.Clarke Centre in Moratuwa.

A partial solar eclipse was witnessed yesterday (21) morning, from many parts of the country. This solar eclipse is the annular solar eclipse which starts from the African Subcontinent.

The partial phase of this solar eclipse was observed from several countries, including Sri Lanka.

According to sources, it was visible at around 10 am to 1 pm. The annular phase of this solar eclipse was visible from several countries from African peninsula, through the Middle East and Northern parts of India to China.

The countries in East Asia, South East Asia, South Asia including Sri Lanka, some parts of Europe such as Italy, Turkey and Greece. Furthermost northern parts of Australia will see a partial eclipse.

The next solar eclipse is expected in October 2021.


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