People residing in the different regions witness an annular (ring-shaped) solar eclipse. According to Meteorological department, the solar eclipse will start from 7.30 in the morning and would continue till 10.30.a.m.
According to researchers, it would be an ideal celestial gift this time as it will cover 97% of the centre of the sun. The solar eclipse will also be visible in Eastern Europe, most of the Asia, North and West Australia and Eastern Africa.
During the last eclipse Pakistan witnessed in 1999, most of the radiation did not reach Earth because of cloudy skies. But this time the skies will be crystal clear and the impact of radiation will be direct. People intending to view the eclipse are advised not to look at the sun directly. The ultraviolet radiation from the sun can burn the retina which can cause permanent impairment or even blindness.
If you’re looking to view the eclipse, you should consider using these for safety:
Avoid using these when looking at the eclipse:
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