More than 50 countries across the parts of Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and the Indian Ocean are going to witness a partial Solar eclipse.
A partial Solar eclipse will be visible in all parts of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh will witness over 70% Sun coverage by the Moon.
Visibility, Timing of Solar Eclipse in Riyadh
Start Time of Partial Solar Eclipse in Riyadh
Partial Solar eclipse will begin on 21st June, 07:10 AM in Riyadh. From 07:10 AM, the Moon will start touching the Sun’s edge.
Maximum Eclipse or Highest Coverage by Moon in Riyadh
The maximum eclipse or the time at which Moon covers the highest portion of Sun will occur at 08:23 AM in Riyadh. Thereafter, the Moon will slowly start leaving the edges of the Sun. It is at this time when the Moon will cover 73.16% part of the Sun. Riyadh will see, at maximum, 73.16% of the part of Sun covered by the Moon.
End Time of Partial Solar Eclipse in Riyadh
Moon will finally leave the edges of the Sun completely at 09:49 AM in Riyadh. Partial solar eclipse will last for 2 hours and 39 minutes in Riyadh.
Riyadh Weather on Partial Solar Eclipse Day
On 21st June i.e. on partial Solar eclipse day, the weather forecast of Riyadh is warm and pleasant. This year, the people of Riyadh 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 Riyadh, only 1% of the time the weather was cloudy.
Where to watch Riyadh 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 Riyadh, one can visit here https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/saudi-arabia/Riyadh.
The live stream for the animated version of Riyadh will start at 07:05 AM. The live animated view will show a real-time version of how Moon will cover the Sun when seen from Riyadh.
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.