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‘Ring of fire’: Know when and where can you see Annular Solar Eclipse

The Ring Of Fire Or The Solar Eclipse Occurs When The Moon Is Able To Place Its Shadow Successfully Over The Planet Earth. This Year This Will Take Place On February 26, 2017.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 25 Feb 2017, 11:32:50 PM
‘Ring of fire’: Know when and where can you see Annular Solar Eclipse (File Photo)

New Delhi:

This Sunday hold your heart to see a 'Ring of Fire' eclipse happening or in other word the Annular Solar Eclipse. The ring of fire or the solar eclipse occurs when the moon is able to place its shadow successfully over the planet Earth. This year this will take place on February 26, 2017.

According to the people of India this is not taken as a natural phenomenon but in fact it is considered as a supernatural event.

People of Southern Hemisphere will be able to witness a spectacular 'Ring of Fire' eclipse, this Sunday as the Moon will be moving between earth and the Sun and will block it entirely.

This will be visible seen in southern South America and southern Africa. But that doesn't mean that you'll miss it, you can too check the view with the help of Slooh live stream.

According to Researchers it is believed that a new moon aligns itself in a way to eclipse the sun at least twice in a year.The Data provided shows that among all solar eclipses, almost 28 percent are total; 35 percent are partial; 32 percent annular, and just 5 percent are hybrids.

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First Published : 25 Feb 2017, 12:35:00 PM

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