India is going to witness the Twenty first century’s longest solar eclipse on July 22.
This is one of the rarest oppurtunities to sky gazers and scientists to understand this very grand spectacle of Nature.
Eclipse begins at 5.28 am IST, the morning sky would soon turn into a dark night on the Eclipse day.
This Total Dark May Prevail for about 3 to 6 six minutes.
The Most Interesting Thing here is, it is possible to watch planets and other stars in the sky during the total eclipse.
Which are the first Regions in India to get affected on Eclipse Day?
Totality starts after sunrise in Surat.
The 200 kilometres wide belt passes through parts of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar & North-Eastern states of India.
Places which experience total Solar Eclipse:
Indore, Bhopal, Jodalpur, Varanasi and Patna.
According to NASA, there will be mean cloudiness between 60 to 80 percent as July is the mansoon month for India.
A clear View of Eclipse may not be possible for people in West Cost areas like Bhavnagar, Surat and Vadodora.
Good News for enthusiastics, COX & KINGS is chartering a 737-700 Aircraft to fly above the clouds, under the lunar shadow with tickets costing Rupees 79,000.
End of Eclipse:
The Eclipse ends at 7.19 am IST.