solar eclipse

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solar eclipse

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solar eclipse

[′sō·lər i′klips]
(astronomy)
An eclipse that takes place when the new moon passes between the earth and the sun and the shadow formed reaches the earth; may be classified as total, partial, or annular.
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As for the partial solar eclipse, the moon partly covers the Sun unlike full or total eclipse when the three bodies are in perfect alignment at some point.
Discussing the partial solar eclipse to be seen on Friday, Al-Mostafa said it would begin at 10.
Ahood Atiq has been gazing at the skies for as long as she can remember and finally had one of her dreams come true after she, along with many others, gathered at the Burj steps on Tuesday to view the partial solar eclipse that took place between 12:11 pm and 2:30pm.
But the majority of the country remained swathed in cloud, meaning the UK's first partial solar eclipse since August 2008 was hidden from view.
This will be the first partial solar eclipse visible from the Earth in the new year.
As well as providing a general guide to the night sky, the programmes will feature Jupiter and Uranus, the Quadrantid meteor shower which peaks on the night of January 3/4, and the partial solar eclipse on the morning of January 4.
Jordan witnessed a partial solar eclipse, which lasted 2 hours and 8 minutes.
Dubai The head of the Dubai Astronomy Group said he is receiving calls from people worried how the partial solar eclipse today will affect them.
Summary: A partial solar eclipse was seen on Friday in many parts of the Arab world and a full one that reduced the sun to a blazing ring surrounding a somber disk plunged millions of people in Africa and
Participation in the live web-cast on the Moon Shadow website during the 26 January partial Solar eclipse.
ISLAMABAD, July 21, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- A partial solar eclipse can be observed almost from entire Pakistan on July 22, according to SUPARCO.
SULAIMANIYA, A partial solar eclipse will be watched in the Iraqi Kurdistan region on August 1 along with other countries in Asia, Africa and Europe, while a lunar eclipse will occur on August 16, a meteorologist said on Saturday.