All you need to know about the Solar Eclipse June 2020

What is a solar eclipse?
First of all, you need to know about the solar eclipse,  a solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes in front of the sun, the eclipse results in parts of the earth being covered in the shadow of the moon and blocking it out partially or completely which causes a ring fire to appear in the sky.
A rare celestial event, the annular solar eclipse which is often called ‘RING OF FIRE’ is set to hold on June 21, 2020, and it will start at 9:15 AM IST and will end at 3:30 PM.

Interesting facts about the solar eclipse:     
 This is the first solar eclipse of 2020, the last solar eclipse of this year will take place on December 14, which will be a total solar eclipse.
According to the Nehru Planetarium, the solar eclipse will first be visible in Bhuj at 9:58 AM IST and will end last in Dibrugarh at 2:29 PM IST.
The eclipse will be visible from much of Asia, Africa, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean, parts of Europe and Australia.
seen constantly. It will only be seen when the eclipse is at its  The next solar eclipse that will be visible from India will take place on October 25, 2022.
 The ring of fire will not be the peak. Before and after that you will only be able to see a crescent shape Sun.
"Annular solar eclipse is a particular case of the total solar eclipse. The total solar eclipse where the Moon is aligned with the Sun. However, on that day, the apparent size of the Moon happens to be smaller than the Sun. Therefore, the Moon covers the central part of the Sun, and the rim of the Sun appears like a 'ring of fire' in the sky.
The distance between the Earth and the Moon at the moment of the solar eclipse gives information about the exact type of eclipse that will take place. The egg-shaped elliptical orbit of the Moon will always change the distance between the Earth and the Moon. 
So what did you get from the above point?
sometimes the moon is closer to the Earth and appears slightly bigger in the sky and sometimes where it is farther away and appears somewhat smaller in the sky, the tomorrow eclipse of 2020, the apparent size of the Moon is smaller than that of the Sun by 1% as it will fail to grab the whole surface area it appears like a ‘ring of fire’. It's a mesmerizing moment and everybody wants to capture this in their eyes and cameras but the rays from the solar eclipse is way more harmful and it will damage your eyes permanently even blind. So you need to take safety measures to capture these moments. Never watch it with your naked eyes.
Tips for viewing the eclipse:-

Do not use sunglasses, exposed x-ray sheets,  goggles, or lampblack over a glass. They are not safe. viewing the Sun's image on the surface of the water.  
Welders glass  # 14 or #13 or can be used to see the Sun directly with naked eyes.
Make a pinhole in a card sheet and hold it under the Sun.  At some distance, keep a screen of white paper.  The image of the Sun can be seen on this sheet. By adjusting the gap between the sheet and the screen, the image can be made larger.
Look at the shadow of a bush or a tree. With the gaps between the leaves acting like a pinhole, numerous images of the eclipsed Sun can be seen on the ground.
Cover the 'compact' makeup kit mirror with black paper, with a small hole at the center. Reflect the image of the Sun on a distant wall in shadow. You can get a projected image of the eclipsed Sun.

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