Photos Show Rare Total Solar Eclipse Over South America
Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 8:37 PM
A rare total solar-eclipse plunged a vast swath of Latin America's southern cone into darkness Tuesday, briefly turning day into night and enthralling huge crowds in much of Chile and Argentina. Hundreds of thousands-of-people including large crowds congregated in La Higuera in Chile, a country that hosts some of the world's most powerful astronomical telescopes looked to the skies captivated by the breathtaking spectacle.
Last Surya Grahan of Year to Take Place on August 11
Tuesday, August 7, 2018, 1:16 PM
A partial solar eclipse or Surya Grahan, which will also be the last celestial spectacle of the year, will occur on August 11. The eclipse will be a partial one as the moon will cover only 65 percent of the solar disk. It is expected to begin at 1.32 pm and end at 5.00 pm (IST).