The visibility of a Solar eclipse depends on the country. Eclipses are sometimes visible in certain countries, continents, or even a part of a country. Solar eclipse occurs 2-5 times a year.
Entire Hong Kong will get covered by a partial solar eclipse. The city will witness one of the highest coverage of Sun by the Moon.
Visibility and Time of Solar Eclipse in Hong Kong
Start Time of Partial Solar Eclipse in Hong Kong
Partial Solar eclipse will begin on 21st June, 02:37 PM in Hong Kong. From 02:37 PM, the Moon will start touching the Sun’s edge.
Maximum Eclipse or Highest Coverage by Moon in Hong Kong
The maximum eclipse or the time at which Moon covers the highest portion of the Sun will occur at 04:08 PM in Hong Kong. Thereafter, the Moon will slowly start leaving the edges of the Sun. It is at this time when the Moon will cover 85.97% area of the Sun. Hong Kong will see, at maximum, 85.97% of the part of Sun covered by the Moon.
End Time of Solar Eclipse in Hong Kong
Moon will finally leave the edges of the Sun completely at 05.24 PM in Hong Kong. Partial solar eclipse will last for 2 hours and 47 minutes in Hong Kong.
Where to watch Hong Kong June 2020 Solar Eclipse live?
One can watch the live stream of partial Solar eclipse at https://www.timeanddate.com/live/eclipse-solar-2020-june-21. To watch the live animated version of the Solar eclipse of Hong Kong, one can visit here https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/hong-kong/hong-kong.
The live stream for the animated version of Hong Kong will start at 02:31 PM. The live animated view will show a real-time version of how Moon will cover the Sun when seen from Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Weather on Partial Solar Eclipse
On 21st June i.e. on partial Solar eclipse day, the weather forecast of Hong Kong is warm. This year, the people of Hong Kong would see the partial Solar eclipse clearly with protective gear. The weather plays an important part in determining the visibility of the eclipse. Taking into account the data of the past 20 years on 21st June in Hong Kong, 90% of the time the weather was cloudy.
What Happens on Partial Solar Eclipse?
In a partial Solar eclipse, the Moon comes in between the Sun and the Earth. It causes a partial blockage of the view of Sun. Hence it is known as partial Solar eclipse. Unlike a proper Solar eclipse, in partial Solar eclipse the Earth, Moon, and the Sun do not align in a perfectly straight line. In the year 2020, on June 21st, a partial Solar eclipse will occur in many parts of the world.