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2019-12-09T23:32:23Z

Association for the Moroccan Initiative for Science and Thought: dates for the vision of the December 26 eclipse in the Arab countries

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.

Weather of Arabia - Association of the Moroccan Initiative for Science and Thought

97 years ago, the Arabian Peninsula witnessed the last annular eclipse of the sun. This scene will be repeated on the morning of Thursday, December 26 .

The Arab regions that will witness the annular eclipse are located within a narrow strip with a diameter of about 155 km, starting from Oman through the Emirates and ending in eastern Saudi Arabia, while parts of these countries will see the event as an annular eclipse, but the rest of the regions will be able to see it as a partial eclipse.

Below we mention some of the Arab regions that will witness the phenomenon and its dates:

Egypt: The end of the partial eclipse can be seen after sunrise on the eastern border. For example, in Sharm El Sheikh, the eclipse will be 3.15 percent, its start according to local time at 6:31, and it will end at 6:40.

Sudan: The end of the partial eclipse can be seen after sunrise on the eastern border, for example in Kassala. The eclipse will be 25.51 percent, and its start according to local time at 5:58, and will end at 6:31.

- Yemen: Partial eclipses can be seen in all cities. The more east we go, the more the eclipse will be. For example, in the capital, Sanaa, the eclipse will be 54.55 percent. It starts at local time 6:26 and will end at 7:37.

Jordan: Partial eclipses can be seen in all cities, and the further east we go, the greater the eclipse. For example, in the capital, Amman, the eclipse will be 4.45 percent, and its start according to local time at 6:34, and will end at 6:43.

Syria: Partial eclipses can be seen in all cities, and the more east we go, the more the eclipse will be, for example in Deir Ezzor.

Iraq: Partial eclipses can be seen in all cities, and the more we turn to the southeast, the more the eclipse will be, for example in Basra.

- Saudi Arabia: The path of the eclipse will be in its eastern regions where the annular eclipse can be seen well, the partial eclipse can be seen in all of its cities as an example in Hofuf The proportion of the eclipse will be 91.67 percent, and its start according to local time at 6:34, and it will end at 7:48 .

Kuwait: Partial eclipses can be seen in all of its cities, and the more we head south, the more the eclipse will be, for example in Kuwait, the capital.

- Bahrain: A partial eclipse can be seen in all of its cities, for example in its strong capital, the eclipse will be 90.70 percent, and its start according to local time at 6:22, and it will end at 7:49.

- Qatar: The eclipse path will be in its southern regions, where the annular eclipse can be seen well, the partial eclipse can be seen in all of its cities, for example in its capital, Doha, the proportion of the eclipse will be 91.76 percent, and its start according to local time at 6:17, and it will end at 7 : 50.

United Arab Emirates: You will be in the eclipse track, for example in Sheikh Zayed City. The eclipse will be 91.89 percent, and it will start according to local time at 7:35, and it will end at 8:52.

The Sultanate of Oman: will be in the path of the eclipse and several governorates that will witness it completely and partially, for example in the city of Nizwa the eclipse will be 90.94 percent, and its start according to local time at 6:48, and it will end at 8:56.

The process of monitoring and viewing this astronomical event will take place through the use of specialized astronomical telescopes that monitor the sun and we would like to warn very strongly that it is not permissible to look directly with the naked eye to the sun because this will constitute a severe danger to the retina of the eye of the viewer and blindness temporarily and sometimes it may cause permanent blindness, so it may cause permanent blindness, so Great caution is required, and the scene will repeat after 30 years in 2049 AD, God willing.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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