First partial solar eclipse of the year today

Christopher Davidson
January 8, 2019

There are three solar eclipses and two lunar eclipses this year, and the transit of Mercury will occur in November 2019. The phenomenon will start at around 5 AM Indian Standard Time (IST), though this partial solar eclipse will not be visible in India.

A partial solar eclipse will help kick off the New Year today (Sunday) as the moon passes between Earth and the sun.

He said people who want to view the "blood moon" eclipse January 20 should dress in warm clothes and be prepared for weather changes. While partial solar eclipse will not be seen from Qatar, countries of GCC and all countries of Arabic area.

Precautions to take while watching the solar eclipse By now we all know it's not safe to look directly at the sun during a solar eclipse. The phenomenon will lats for till 03:48:46 UTC. It will not be visible in India, Pakistan, Europe and North America. It will also be visible from North Pacific Ocean, as well as southwest Alaska.

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The moon will continue deeper into the shadow, and the total eclipse begins at 8:41 p.m. "But they can follow up solar eclipse through a live broadcast from Nasa website or through Nasa's channel on YouTube". It turns dark during a total solar eclipse and temperatures can call given the Sun is completely blocked.

How is partial solar eclipse different from total solar eclipse? The phenomenon makes the Sun appear as a disk.

According to experts, homemade glasses or normal sunglasses are not safe to watch the partial eclipse. January is going to be an interesting month for sky gazers because along with the partial solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse will also occur. People are recommended to use pinhole cameras or special solar eclipse protection glasses to watch this partial solar eclipse.

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