People from all over the northern hemisphere will be able to see “Ring of Fire” in the sky as an annular solar eclipse passes through our planet Thursday (June 10).
solar eclipse Occurs when the moon moves directly between the sun and the earth. cast a shadow on our planet and block at least some of the sun’s rays Thursday at sunrise We can look forward to annular solar eclipse. This occurs when the Moon is too far from the Earth in an elliptical orbit to completely block the Sun as it did during a total solar eclipse. Instead, it leaves the Sun’s outer ring open, creating a “ring of fire” in the sky during a single annular solar eclipse in 2021.
Jackie Faherty, an astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, said: “It won̵7;t look like your normal sun,” while the full “Ring of Fire” will be visible from the northernmost latitudes. (including the North Pole and parts of Greenland and Canada). Most viewers will only see a partial eclipse. which can be seen from different parts of North America Europe and Asia
A partial solar eclipse that looks like the moon will devour the sun. It may not be as impressive as a ring of fire eclipse, however, Faherty notes that even partial solar eclipses can be incredibly witnessed. Thursday’s partial solar eclipse will look like the “Death Star” in front of the sun as it rises,” she said, referring to the moon-sized space weapon from “Star Wars.”
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“From our point of view it covers a lot of it It’s comprehensive enough that you end up with this effect having a black dot with the rest of the sun around it that ends up looking like a ring of fire ,” she said.
Faherty said, “This guy is awesome. because the shadow of the moon is about to pass the earth It will pass through the North Pole.” She added that it is actually quite rare for an eclipse to pass through the North Pole.
in the United States A partial solar eclipse will be visible along the southeast. Northeast, Midwest, and even in northern Alaska. And sky observers can look for events in the morning sky near the horizon and before or during sunrise. (But don’t look directly at the rising sun improperly. eye protection.)
Astronomers in Canada and parts of the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and northern Africa will also be able to see partial solar eclipses.
“The sun will rise While partially obscuring,” Faherty added, “in New York, about 72% or 73% of the total solar eclipse will occur as it increases … [and] when it rises it is near the horizon So you can see it with buildings or with trees,” Faherty said.
you can Visit NASA’s Scientific Imaging Studio For more detailed information on viewing eclipses from your residence For those who want to see the eclipse No matter how good your visibility Remember to wear protective eyewear, as viewing a solar eclipse without protective eyewear can cause serious damage.
Recently, sky watchers are enjoying watching. Super Flower Blood Moon In May, the only lunar eclipse of the year, Faherty explained, it was no coincidence that the two eclipses occurred so close together.
“Most people probably don’t realize that these eclipses are chasing each other,” she said. lunar eclipse and the eclipse backwards And the reason is that the moon orbits the earth. It’s not perfectly round. but a nearly complete orbit when lined up.
“So it is about 5 degrees from the plane of the Sun-Earth system, which is why we don’t get total lunar eclipses and monthly solar eclipses. But when you get a total lunar eclipse, you will. A total solar eclipse is coming. because it means that the system is aligned.”
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