9:41 PMCentury's longest total Solar Eclipse on 22 july 2009
This year on 22 july 2009,wednesday we are going to admit a total solar eclipse which is longest in this century. The nest one will be after 113 years later which will be much longer than this one.
Above map of globe shows how the total solar eclipse this year will take place.
According to NASA,The total solar eclipse this year will begin from western shores of Surat, a small town in India. It will last for 6 and half a minute to the maximum. The solar eclipse then heads over toward Bhutan touching southern parts of Nepal and northern parts of Bangladesh then passing passes over the China in cities of Chengdu, Suining, Chonging, Wuhan, Xiaogan, Hangzhou, and Shanghai by which time the duration of the eclipse is over five minutes of totality.After reaching Shanghai,the path of eclipse continues towards the asia pacific ocean encountering islands such as Toshima and Akusaki south of Japan and eventually the Marshall islands.
The maximum eclipse duration of 6 minutes and 43 seconds occurs far off the coast in the Pacific Ocean.
Above is phenomenon videos from NASA for Solar Eclipse on 22 july 2009
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