8 interesting facts you should know before the partial solar eclipse

Last solar eclipse of 2018 on 11th

Solar eclipse will be visible in southern China on Saturday

Here, the Moon's shadow will only be able to block out one part of the Sun, which will create a partial eclipse.

The eclipse will be most visible from the northern hemisphere - those living in Russia, Canada, Greenland, and a very scant part of northern Europe, particularly northern Scotland may catch it, but chances are slim.

On August 11, a part of the Sun will appear to be covered by the Moon's shadow.

Canadians will only be able to spot it early in the morning in Nunavut, but the rest of the country - and the entire US - will be out of luck. The solar eclipse time in India will be between 1.32 pm and and 5.02 pm. Although it has also been said that the solar eclipse of 11 August will be the last eclipse of the year 2018.

Solar eclipse 2018 on August 11: The Earth, the Moon and the Sun will align over the day time on August 11. "In older times, people did not know why the Sun went dark (during an eclipse)".

Where can you see the solar eclipse?

Dr. Baghel emphasises that there is no need for anyone to alter any of our dietary habits or schedules, due to any celestial event, including partial or complete solar eclipses. Solar eclipses occur when the Moon moves between the Earth and the Sun, blocking light from the Sun.

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Photographic film is also inappropriate for taking a picture of the eclipse.

In case you haven't been keeping track, this will be the third eclipse in less than a month.

During the lunar eclipse, the moon crossed the ecliptic - the apparent path of the sun in our sky - while at full phase on July 27, resulting in our natural satellite passing through the shadow of the Earth (hence the total lunar eclipse). According to GSFC map, partial solar eclipse 2018 will be seen over North Pole and eastern parts of Siberia.

So, unlike a year ago, no place on Earth will see the glorious spectacle of a total solar eclipse.

Making a pinhole in cardboard and holding it above a piece of paper on the ground can project the image of the solar eclipse without gazing at the Sun.

According to the American Astrological Society (AAS), partial solar eclipses can be very unsafe to look at with the naked eye.

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