Solar Eclipse 2019: Surya Grahan date, timings, precautions

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Ask her about solar eclipse occurring when it is night in India and what should be done and she says, "You can continue with your work in the usual way but it is important that you do not look directly at the eclipse". You might be able to catch the fantastic natural phenomenon live on your television screen in India.

No need to break out the eclipse glasses this year (unless you live within the path of totality): Astronomy lovers can livestream Tuesday's total solar eclipse over South America from the comfort of just about anywhere with WiFi. But, that doesn't mean you will miss it entirely. The full eclipse will begin at 11:31 pm on July 2 and last till 12:52 am on July 3. Slooh will share a live stream between 3:15 p.m. and 5:50 p.m. ET.

You can view that broadcast on the museum's website or through their free app for iOS or Android.

A number of major myths and superstitions related to partial solar eclipse revolve around beliefs of toxic radiations, which are said to infiltrate the environment and turn eatables poisonous. Its live stream will begin at 12:15pm PST (12:45am IST on Wednesday).

Here's a comparison of today's solar eclipse and the one in 2024.

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The eclipse will also be visible in Canada, with totality crossing parts of Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland Island. Space.com reports that astrophysicist and guitarist Brian May of the band Queen, Microsoft's billionaire founder Bill Gates, former U.S. president Bill Clinton and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson are a few of the celebrities who are attending the total solar eclipse in Chile on July 2.

The umbral shadow - the area in which the sun will appear completely covered by the moon - will pass over the Pacific Ocean, Chile and Argentina, according to NASA. Four teams will study the Sun's elusive corona and one team will study eclipse effects on the Earth itself, NSF Program Director David Boboltz said in a statement.

A total solar eclipse will be visible on July 2, 2019, which will be best seen from Chile and Argentina.

Several people have flocked to northern Chile to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon through the region's clear skies. Meanwhile, astronomers in Buenos Aires province planned to offer yoga and meditation classes during the eclipse, which will also be partially visible in other South American countries.

Viewing the eclipse can sometimes prove to be disastrous to the astronomical equipment.

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