A partial solar eclipse is taking place in Nepal today. The solar eclipse in Nepal will start at 10:55 am and end at 2:24 pm, said Jayant Acharya, Associate Professor and Senior Astronomer of Valmiki Campus.
According to Acharya, at 12:41 pm, about 88 percent of the sun is covered from Kathmandu. At that time, the ambient temperature will drop and you will feel cold.
Similarly, astrologer Acharya informed that the sun is covered up to 98 percent from Limpiyadhura, Lipulek and Kalapani areas of Nepal.
What time does the eclipse start?
According to the Development Committee of BP Koirala Memorial Planetarium and Observatory Science Museum, the eclipse will start at 10:52 in Pokhara, 10:54 in Mahendranagar, 10:56 in Janakpur and 11:52 in Bhadrapur.
On behalf of the Development Committee, Executive Director Dr. According to Sanat Kumar Sharma, 82 percent of the sun is covered from Janakpur, 88 percent from Pokhara, 81 percent from Bhadrapur of Jhapa and 93 percent from Mahendranagar of Kanchanpur.
Such an eclipse will be seen only after 44 years
Acharya says that another such eclipse will be seen from Nepal only after 44 years. When the moon comes between the sun and the earth, the sun is blocked and the shadow of the moon falls on the earth and this is called solar eclipse.
If you believe in the scriptures, this solar eclipse can only be seen by people with Aries, Leo, Virgo and Capricorn. Scientists, however, believe that a solar eclipse is a safe way to observe.
Lunar eclipses have no effect on our eyes. But astronomers say that when we look at the eclipse with the naked eye, it can cause us to lose our eyesight. Special spectacles made to watch the eclipse can be used.
Eclipse is a unique and extraordinary event for ordinary people, but it is a golden opportunity for astronomers to test their mathematics. Scientists and astronomers use eclipses to measure the exact distance between the sun, the moon, and the earth.