First partial solar eclipse of 2019 tomorrow

The eclipse will be appearing as a partial solar eclipse where the moon will hide approximately 71.5 percent of full solar disk at the greatest of a first partial solar eclipse, Dr Beshir Marzouk, astronomer expert at QCH, said.

The eclipse will be partial as the alignment between the Sun and the Moon will not be very exact, and as a result the Moon will not cover the Sun completely. Moreover, the transit of Mercury will be occurring in November 2019. The celestial phenomenon will start at 5 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) and will last till 9:18 AM. While partial solar eclipse will not be seen from Qatar, countries of GCC and all countries of Arabic area. "But they can follow up solar eclipse through a live broadcast from Nasa website or through Nasa's channel on YouTube". It will be visible from locations in the north Pacific and northeast Asia, which includes Beijing, Irkutsk in Russia, Seoul, Taipei, and Tokyo.

What is a partial solar eclipse? The phenomenon makes the Sun appear as a disk.

The moon will continue deeper into the shadow, and the total eclipse begins at 8:41 p.m.

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♦ According to Inuit folklore, Sun goddess Malina walks way after a fight with Moon god Annigan and when Annigan catches up with his sister, it causes a solar eclipse.

Partial solar eclipse on January 6: Is it safe to watch?

A partial solar eclipse is not safe to watch with bare eyes and specific glasses are available in the market that can be bought to watch this phenomenon without damaging the eyes. But modern science refuses all the myths and superstitions around the solar eclipse. People are recommended to use pinhole cameras or special solar eclipse protection glasses to watch this partial solar eclipse.

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