India Ready to Watch the Biggest Solar Eclipse
The biggest solar eclipse of the century is just on the point of coming to pass in India on Wednesday morning which is expected to last for 6 minutes and 44 seconds.
Earlier, similar solar eclipse occurred on July 11, 1991 which lasted 6 minutes and 51 seconds. The ensuing eclipse is a rare spectacle, a once-in-a-lifetime event for next such eclipse will happen in India some 123 years later.
The eclipse will begin at 5.28 am (IST), when Moon’s shadow will touch the Earth at local sunrise point in the Arabian Sea, near west coast of India. The eclipse will bid goodbye at 10.42 am (IST), when Moon’s shadow will leave the Earth in South Pacific Ocean.
Here are some pictures as the world, and India in particular gets set to watch the spectacle.