Summer of 2018 continues to delight usamazing events that take place around our planet. More recently, we were able to observe a lunar eclipse, and already on August 11 we will have the opportunity to see a partial solar eclipse. Tell who lucky more than others.
During a partial solar eclipse on August 11, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, casting a shadow on our planet. From the earth it will look like the moon will cover a part of the sun.
Where to watch a solar eclipse
How much the moon covers the sun depends onfrom where you will observe this phenomenon. At the North Pole, the sun’s surface will be 65 percent closed. Residents of Yakutsk will be able to see how the sun disappears by 57 percent. In addition to Russia, the inhabitants of North America, Scandinavia, China, Mongolia and Korea will be able to observe the eclipse.
How and at what time to watch an eclipse
The phenomenon can be observed for almost two hours. It will begin at 12 hours 36 minutes Moscow time. The maximum phase will occur at 13 hours 23 minutes, and the phenomenon will end at 14 hours 8 minutes. You can see an eclipse without harm to your health with the help of special goggles.
When will the next eclipse
A total solar eclipse is expected on July 2, 2019. The next total lunar eclipse is expected on January 20, 2019. We will remind about these dates to the participants of our chat in Telegram.