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What about coming solar eclipse....?

Asked by mohan, 18 Jul '09 04:55 am
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Millions of people in India, China, and other parts of Asia will witness a total solar eclipse on July 22, 2009. Cities such as Surat, in India, as well as Chengdu, Shanghai, and Wuhan, in China, will experience the eclipses totality. Visitors at the Taj Mahal, which is listed as one of the modern worlds seven wonders, will witness this eclipse. This eclipse will also occur in places such as Japan, where Tokyos residents will witness a partial eclipse.

Many claim that this solar eclipse will be the longest total solar eclipse in the 21st century, and will not be surpassed in duration until June 13, 2132. The umbra* travels along a track that is about 15,150km (about 9414 miles) long and covers 0.71 percent of the earths surface area over a course of three hours and 25 minutes. The eclipses maximum duration of totality will be six minutes and 39 seconds. Timeanddate.com created an animation of the solar eclipses path.

Where will the Eclipse be Visible?
According to NASA, The pat ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 18 Jul '09 06:22 am

 
  
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This type solar eclipse is the last total solar eclipse for the human beings living today in the earth.
Answered by Raj Gopal, 21 Jul '09 09:05 pm

 
  
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All eclipse leave some after effects in some or other natural callamities
Answered by Harsh Mehta, 18 Jul '09 05:04 am

 
  
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