Bangladesh is among the handful of countries in the world where the entire partial Solar eclipse will be visible. Talking about Bangladesh, the Northern part will see the highest coverage of the Sun by the moon.
The city of Dhaka in Bangladesh will observe a little over 70% coverage of the Sun by Moon.
Visibility, Timing of Solar Eclipse in Dhaka
Start Time of Partial Solar Eclipse in Dhaka
Partial Solar eclipse will begin on 21st June, 11:23 AM in Dhaka. From 11:23 AM, the Moon will start touching the Sun’s edge.
Maximum Eclipse or Highest Coverage by Moon in Dhaka
The maximum eclipse or the time at which Moon covers the highest portion of Sun will occur at 01:12 PM in Dhaka. Thereafter, the Moon will slowly start leaving the edges of the Sun. It is at this time when the Moon will cover 70.14% part of the Sun. Dhaka will see, at maximum, 70.14% of the part of Sun covered by the Moon.
End Time of Partial Solar Eclipse in Dhaka
Moon will finally leave the edges of the Sun completely at 02:52 PM in Dhaka. Partial solar eclipse will last for 3 hours and 29 minutes in Dhaka.
Dhaka Weather on Partial Solar Eclipse Day
On 21st June i.e. on partial Solar eclipse day, the weather forecast of Dhaka is cloudy and hot. This year, the people of Dhaka would see the partial Solar eclipse clearly with protective gear. The weather plays an important part in determining the visibility of the eclipse. If the data is taken into account for the past 20 years on 21st June in Dhaka, 98% of the time the weather was cloudy.
Where to watch Dhaka 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 Dhaka, one can visit here https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/bangladesh/dhaka.
The live stream for the animated version of Dhaka will start at 09.17 AM. The live animated view will show a real-time version of how Moon will cover the Sun when seen from Dhaka.
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.
In Bangladesh, the Northern part of the Rangpur division will witness the highest blockage by Moon on the Sun at 81.04% coverage. Whereas the southern part of the Barisal division the coverage will be lowest at 62%.