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Solar Eclipse 2020: Surya Grahan timings in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and other cities

Solar Eclipse 2020: People in India will get to witness another annular solar eclipse on Sunday (today) after the one which occurred in India and world in December (2019) last year. Take a quick look on the timing to know when will Surya Grahan will take place in your city.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: June 21, 2020 15:16 IST
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The first annular solar eclipse of 2020 will be visible in India. (Representational image)

Solar Eclipse 2020: People in India will get to witness another annular solar eclipse on Sunday (today) after the one which occurred in India and world in December (2019) last year. The 'ring of fire' means ring-shaped solar eclipse or 'Surya Grahan'. It is going to be the second time in six months that people in the world will get to see a spectacular celestial event, a phenomenon sky-watchers, astronomers, scientists wait to happen to understand the existance of earth and space. In India, the ring of fire or annular solar eclipse will be visible across the country, take a quick look on the timing to know when will Surya Grahan will take place in your city.

Solar Eclipse timing in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru

Solar Eclispe Start time  End time 
New Delhi 10:20 13:49
Mumbai 10:01 13:28
Hyderabad 10:15 13:34
Bengaluru 10:13 13:32
Kolkata 10:46 14:17
Surat 10:03 13:31
Jaipur 10:15  13:34
Ahmedabad 10:04 13:32
Pune 10:03 13:31
Ludhiana 10:21 13:45 
Patna 10:37 14:10 
Shimla 10:23 13:48
Dehradun 10:24 13:51
Indore 10:11 13:42 
 
NASA says the annular solar eclipse will be visible across Africa and Asia.

Precautions while watching Solar Eclipse   

Eclipsed Sun should not be viewed with the naked eye, even for a very short time. It will cause permanent damage to the eyes leading to blindness even when the moon covers most portion of the Sun.

What is the safe way to watch Solar Eclipse

Safe technique to observe the solar eclipse is either by using a proper filter like aluminized Mylar, black polymer, welding glass of shade number 14 or by making a projection of the sun's image on a white board by telescope.

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