In the month of June 2020, more than 50 countries across the parts of Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, and the Indian Ocean are going to witness a partial Solar eclipse.
Talking about India, the partial Solar eclipse will cover the entire country. There will be different visibility of Sun in different parts of the country.
Visibility and Time of Solar Eclipse in Surat
Start Time of Solar Eclipse in Surat
Partial Solar eclipse will begin on 21st June, 10:02 AM in Surat. From 10:02 AM, the Moon will start touching the Sun’s edge.
Maximum Eclipse of Surat
The maximum eclipse or the time at which Moon covers the highest portion of Sun will occur at 11:40 AM in Surat. Thereafter, the Moon will slowly start leaving the edges of the Sun. It is at this time when the Moon will cover 70.19% area of the Sun. Surat will see, at maximum, 70.19% of the part of Sun covered by the Moon.
End Time of Solar Eclipse in Surat
Moon will finally leave the edges of the Sun completely at 01.30 PM in Surat. Partial solar eclipse will last for 3 hours and 28 minutes in Surat.
Where to watch Surat 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 Surat, one can visit here https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/india/surat.
The live stream for the animated version of Surat will start at 09.57 AM IST. The live animated view will show a real-time version of how Moon will cover the Sun when seen from Surat.
Surat Weather on partial Solar Eclipse Day
On 21st June i.e. on partial Solar eclipse day, the weather forecast of Surat is hot. This year, the people of Surat 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 Surat, 91% of the time the weather was cloudy.
What Happens on Partial Solar Eclipse?
A partial Solar eclipse is defined as a phenomenon when the Moon comes in between the Sun and the Earth, thus partially blocking the view of Sun. In the year 2020, on June 21st, a partial Solar eclipse will occur in many parts of the world. Unlike a proper Solar eclipse, in partial Solar eclipse the Earth, Moon, and the Sun do not align in a perfectly straight line.
What is Solar eclipse?
Solar Eclipse or popularly known as Surya Grahan is an occurrence that happens when the moon completely covers the Sun’s disk completely. Solar eclipse occurs when Sun, Moon, and the earth are perfectly aligned in a straight line such that the moon completely blocks Sun’s view from Earth for a couple of minutes.