An observation of solar eclipse arranges at the astronomical observatory of Karachi University from Institute of Space Technology, University of Karachi
According to Prof. Dr. Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Director, Institute of Space Technology, University of Karachi, the eclipse will take place on June 21, 2020. In this regard, an observation of solar eclipse has been arranged at 8:30 am in the astronomical observatory of Karachi University. Media representatives are requested to take precautionary measures.
According to Prof. Dr. Javed Iqbal, solar eclipse will be a special type of solar eclipse on Sunday 21st June when the moon will come between the earth and the sun, although a large part of the sun will be hidden due to the moon, This ring we will see in three cities of Pakistan including Gwadar, Sukkur and Larkana.
In Sukkur, it will be visible for 33 seconds at about 11:07 AM, while in Karachi, the partial eclipse will start at 9:27 AM and will reach its peak at around 11:00 AM, due to which about 92% of the sun is due to the moon. It will disappear and it will feel like the sun is about to set and this series will continue for about 12:45 minutes.
This eclipse is likely to be seen in some countries in Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe, partly in some places. When the eclipse occurs, it will appear in the form of a ring called ANNULAR SOLAR ECLIPSE.