Today, April 30 (tonight, May 10, Iran time), 64% of the sun is temporarily hidden from Earth observers because of a rare solar eclipse in part of the planet. We are happening.
The moon will pass in front of the sun today (tonight, Tehran time) in a narrow strip of Antarctica, the southern part of South America, and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. So if you are there personally, be sure to see this phenomenon with special and certified glasses and never look directly at the sun with unprotected glasses.
Eclipses occur when the moon passes through the earth and The sun passes and in this case, hides the sun from the earth. During partial eclipses, the moon's shadow gives the sun a crescent-shaped shape. According to NASA, the part of the sun blocked by the moon varies depending on the location of the viewer, but at the April 30 eclipse, up to 64% of the sun's disk will be covered by the moon.
The sight and timing of the eclipse will vary depending on where you are. This total solar eclipse begins around the world for the first time at 14:45 Eastern Time Zone (23:15 Tehran time). The eclipse occurs at 16:41 Eastern time zone (01:11 Tehran time) and then the eclipse ends at 18:37 Eastern time zone (03:07 Tehran time).
April 30 Sun eclipse
But for those who can not Watch the event closely, including those interested in Iran, the event will be broadcast live from various sources. Gyaan ki gareebi Live YouTube channel will start broadcasting a partial solar eclipse at 13:45 Eastern Time Zone (22:15 Tehran time). On the other hand, the TimeDaddite blog is constantly updated, which will include images of some moments of the eclipse.
According to NASA, if you miss this eclipse, the next chance is on October 25, 2022 (November 3, 1401). ) Will be visible from Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and West Asia. This event is also seen in Iran. No total solar eclipses will occur this year.
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Credit: Andrew Studer
Sources: Live Science, Space