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Last solar eclipse of 2018 to occur today

14 August 2018

On August 11, some parts of the world will be witnessing the partial solar eclipse. It will be seen in Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Scandinavia, Estonia, Latvia, Greenland, the North-Eastern part of Russia, Northern Canada (Canadian Arctic archipelago) and the northeast of China.

The partial eclipse will be visible from 1:32 pm to 5:02 pm (IST) on Saturday. Although, this myth gains traction around the time of a total solar eclipse, some people refuse to cook or eat even during partial eclipses. It will take place on Saturday, August 11. The solar eclipse in London starts at 9 o'clock in the morning. You'll have to wait until January 21, 2019 for the next eclipse.

Sun looks like a disc during Partial Solar Eclipse.

What is a solar eclipse?

The report declared that the moon can be called a "giant" whether it is a full or partial moon, when the distance between the center of the moon and the center of the Earth lays within a distance of 362,146 kilometers. The moon's shadow travels across the face of the earth from point to point. From this location, it will last 11 minutes.

It should be noted that in 2018, residents in some parts of the world have seen the solar Eclipse of 15 February and 13 July.

The partial eclipse set the scene for some incredible sunset views in part of China, where several news outlets tweeted round-ups of some of the coolest photos taken by skywatchers.

For the next total solar eclipse, stargazers will have to wait a bit longer until July 2, 2019 when one will be visible across southern South America and the South Pacific. If you are watching from Earth, it appears that the Moon covers the Sun.

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Making a pinhole in cardboard and holding it above a piece of paper on the ground can project the image of the solar eclipse without gazing at the Sun.

It is the practice of uttering mantras at the time of the eclipse.

Last & best solar eclipse of the year upon us: What you need to know The third and final solar eclipse of 2018 is just around the corner and is set to be the most-watched eclipse of the year. The eclipse, which will be visible from regions of the Northern hemisphere, will last three hours.

When are the next solar eclipses?

The solar eclipse will be visible in Russian Federation, northern parts of China, Mongolia, Northern Europe and northern Canada as well as the Arctic Ocean.

An eclipse occurs when sun, moon and earth are aligned in a straight line.

Astrophotographer Xavier Jubier took this photo of the partial solar eclipse of August 11, 2018 over Yakutsk, Russia.

Last solar eclipse of 2018 to occur today