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The solar eclipse, in pictures


The phenomenon, in which the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, partially or completely covering the star, has been partially visible in the United States, Europe and Asia. In northeastern Canada, northern Greenland, a strip of the Arctic Ocean and northeastern Russia, it has been seen in an annular shape, as the satellite covers the entire star except its outer circumference

  • 1View of the partial eclipse of the sun from the Cantabrian town of Hinojedo.

    The maximum of the annular eclipse occurred at 12:42 (Spanish peninsular time) at a latitude of 61º and a longitude of 67º West, in the Kenedy Channel, between Ellesmere Island and Greenland.

  • 2The partial solar eclipse seen from New York City.

    This phenomenon occurs when the Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, partially or totally covering the star.


  • 3The partial solar eclipse over Big Ben in London (United Kingdom).

    From the observer's point of view, eclipses of the Sun are classified as: total, annular and partial.

    A total eclipse occurs when the Moon completely covers the disk of the Sun. An annular one, when the satellite covers the entire star minus its outer circumference.

    And a partial one, when it only covers part of the star.

    Dan Kitwood Getty Images

  • 4The partial solar eclipse seen over Manhattan in New York.

    There are times when the Moon does not completely cover the Sun from any point on Earth, so for all observers the eclipse is partial.

    Seth Wenig AP

  • 5A group of primary school students observe the eclipse through special glasses in Schiedam, the Netherlands.

    Swart EFE framework

  • 6The partial solar clip seen behind the Capitol building in Washington (USA).

    The plane by which the Moon orbits around the Earth is inclined 5º with respect to the plane by which the Earth (and the Moon) orbits around the Sun. Since eclipses require the almost perfect alignment of the three stars, eclipses are They give very few times throughout the year.

    Stephanie Zollshan / The Berkshire Eagle AP

  • 7View of the solar eclipse over the Toronto skyline, Canada.

    Frank Gunn AP

  • 8View of the partial eclipse from the town of Viveiro, Lugo.

    It takes about a month for the Moon to complete one revolution around the Earth, so if both planes coincided, there would be 12 eclipses of the Sun and another 12 of the Moon each year.

    Elisha Wheat Efe

  • The solar eclipse that has been partially observed this Thursday in Spain has attracted many curious and astronomy fans to the Pamplona Planetarium (Spain), where projections of the solar disk have been seen, covered by the Moon by 7% outside the Planetarium, visitors have been able to observe projections of the eclipse captured with telescopes, while the specialists of this scientific body resolved the doubts of children and adults.

    Jesus Diges EFE

Source: elparis

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