Partial Solar Eclipse – Sunday : How and what time to watch in Sri Lanka 👇

A partial solar eclipse which is an amazing magnificent phenomenon of nature is expected to be visualized on 21st June.

A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the sun and the earth. When this happens, the moon blocks the light of the sun from reaching the earth. The shadow of the moon is then cast on the earth.

Sri Lankans would visualize this as a partial solar eclipse while 24% of the Sun would be shaded by the shadow of the Moon in the northern region and 16% of the Sun will be shaded by the shadow of the Moon when in Colombo and suburbs.

The partial solar eclipse will be visible from around 10.24 am and the climax of the eclipse in the Jaffna region will be at about 11.54 am while it will be around  11.51 am when Colombo experience the climax of the eclipse.

It is requested not to observe the solar eclipse using sun glasses, glasses darkened with ashes or X – ray sheets but recommended to use only the No. 14 welding glasses and glasses used especially for observing solar eclipse.

Ministry of Higher Education, Technology & Innovation strictly advises Public not to observe this partial solar eclipse with naked eyes.

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