The Jordanian Astronomical Society is broadcasting the total solar eclipse today

2024-04-08 2024-04-08T07:37:41Z
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Weather of Arabia - Dr. Ammar Al-Sakkji - President of the Jordanian Astronomical Society - The Jordanian Astronomical Society, in cooperation with the International Astronomy Center, will broadcast, today, Monday at 9:20 pm Jordan time, the great total eclipse from the city of Newport, the American state of Vermont, and a member of the society will The respected astrophotographer photographed all the stages of the eclipse from the American city of Newport, and that this expected total eclipse will be seen from Mexico and North America, and will not be seen from the Arab region, as the disk of the moon will pass in front of the disk of the sun, blocking it for a limited period, and the sky will darken as at dawn or dusk, where The percentage of obscuration varies according to the geographical location on Earth. In the city of Newport, the total eclipse lasts 3 minutes and 26 seconds, while the partial eclipse lasts 2 hours and 22 minutes.

 

The live broadcast will be broadcast on the Jordanian Astronomical Society's Facebook page at 9 pm Jordan time

 

This eclipse will be the first major solar eclipse since 2017, visible from Mexico, 15 US states and southeastern Canada.

The first upcoming total solar eclipse that will occur in the Arab region will be on Monday, August 2, 2027, and includes Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Tunisia, and Yemen. As for the upcoming first total solar eclipse in Jordan, it will occur at 13:31 on Friday, October 17. The second in the year 2180.

 

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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