Solar eclipse 2010 in India

Solar eclipse is the moon interrupts light from the sun. Solar eclipse is popularly  known as Surya Grahan in India, According to Nasa website two Solar Eclipses are occurring in this year i.e. Annular Solar Eclipse of 2010 Jan 15 and Total Solar Eclipse of 2010 Jul 11.

2010 Jan 15 is a longest Solar eclipse of this century This kind of eclipses are rare to occur. It will be visible as a partial eclipse in much of Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. It will be seen as annular within a narrow stretch of 300 km (190 mi) width across Central Africa, Maldives, South Kerala (India), South Tamil Nadu(India), North Sri Lanka, parts of Burma and parts of China .

The visibility Path starts from Uganda Africa and it travel towards northern parts of china. Total Magnitude of Of this Eclipse is 0.9190 Approximately at 13:20 IST Eclipse enters in india and 10.4 minutes time visible in India. Major curiosity is showing in this eclipse

Especially from scientists solar eclipses are rare situations to study many aspects of science. ISRO is launching 9 satellites to study many aspects of Environment.. Suggestions from Scientists are don’t watch solar eclipses with naked eye.

As per traditional Hindu Astrology, the Solar Eclipse time on January 15 is as follows:

  • Partial Solar Eclipse begins – Sparsh kaal is 11:17 AM IST
  • Middle period – Madhya kaal is 1:18 PM IST
  • The eclipse ends – Moksh kaal is 3:04 PM IST
  • Parv or Punya Kaal is 3:47 PM IST

The second solar Eclipse is occurring in july 11

The eclipse will be visible over much of the southern Pacific Ocean, touching several small islands including Tuamotu in French Polynesia and Easter Island, as well as the southern tips of Argentina and Chile in South America. This Eclipse has no visibility in India