Today will be the first solar eclipse of the year. (File pic)
Surya Grahan 2021: On Thursday, the world will witness the first solar eclipse of the year. When the moon comes between the sun and the earth, then a circle of fire will be seen in the sky from this eclipse. It is called Ring of Fire.
New Delhi. A week ago, the world is witnessing a spectacular blood moon, super moon or total lunar eclipse. Now the sky is going to show another unique sight to the world today. On Thursday, the world will witness the first solar eclipse of the year. When the moon comes between the sun and the earth, then a circle of fire will be seen in the sky from this eclipse. It is called Ring of Fire.
This circle of fire is a very rare moment, which is rarely formed, when the moon covers parts of the sun and it creates an aura on the side of the sun. An annual solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves away from the earth while orbiting and the moon appears smaller due to the long distance. In this way, it does not completely cover the sun and the sun looks like a black plate.
Where will the solar eclipse be visible in India?
Where many countries in the world will become witnesses of the solar eclipse. On the other hand, people from the remote areas of India like Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh will not be able to see this rare event. People in Arunachal Pradesh will be able to see it a little before sunset. This eclipse will hardly last for 3-4 minutes. In Ladakh on the northern border, the partial solar eclipse of the last phase will be seen. Here too it will be seen only for a short time, it will also be visible at higher altitudes than the eastern part of the country. Scientists say that a very small part of the country will see a solar eclipse.
It will be visible at around 5.52 hrs around Dibang Wildlife Sanctuary in Arunachal Pradesh, during which time this rare moment will also be visible over a large area of North America, Europe and Asia. This aura of the sun can also be seen in some parts of Greenland, north-eastern Canada, and the North Pole. In Canada, where this scene will be for three minutes. On the other hand, it will be visible in Greenland when the eclipse reaches its peak, during which it will also be visible in Siberia and the North Pole.