Surya Grahan on 14th October 2023 : Will the “Ring of Fire” be visible in India? Know everything about the solar eclipse 2023

This year, the solar eclipse is falling on 14th October. Everyone’s excited to know if the “Ring of Fire” will be visible in India or not?

An Annular Solar Eclipse or Ring of Fire happens when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth while it is at its farthest point from Earth.

A exciting astronomical event will soon be visible in our skies, which is wonderful news for skygazers this month. The astronomical occurrence, called Annular Solar Eclipse, will occur on Saturday, October 14, 2023. the majority of the Americas will be able to see the region’s famous “Ring of Fire,” which has been visible there since 2012.

When the Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth, the phenomenon takes place, partially obscuring the Sun and revealing a brilliant ring, or annulus. Due to the Sun’s unusual shape from the Moon partially obscuring it, this eclipse is sometimes referred to as a “Ring of Fire.” If you live in India and are interested in seeing the annular solar eclipse on October 14, scroll ahead.

When does “Ring of Fire” happens?

When the Moon is closest to Earth and passes between the Sun and Earth, an annular solar eclipse, also known as a Ring of Fire, occurs.

Will the people living in India be able to see the Eclipse and “The Ring of Fire”?

India won’t be able to see the October 14 Annular Solar Eclipse. This eclipse can be seen in the Western Hemisphere. It will be seen from Oregon to Texas over a brief route that spans the United States, according to timeanddate.com.

The Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico, as well as portions of Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Brazil, are next covered by it. From Alaska to Argentina, a Partial Solar Eclipse will be seen elsewhere in the Americas.

What is the Date and Time of the Solar Eclipse?

Date: Saturday, October 14,

NASA states that the Annular Solar Eclipse begins in one place and ends in another. It starts at 9:13 AM (PDT) in Oregon and concludes at 12:03 PM (CDT) in Texas.

What causes a solar eclipse?

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon moves in front of the Sun. It creates a brief black shadow by momentarily obstructing the Sun’s light. The Moon can block the Sun’s light from Earth’s perspective during a Solar Eclipse even though it is much smaller than the Sun due to its precise distance from the planet.

An annular solar eclipse is what?

When the Moon is closest to Earth and passes between the Sun and Earth, an annular solar eclipse, often known as a ring of fire, occurs. The Moon doesn’t cover the star to create a ring around it since it is further away from Earth, therefore it seems smaller than the Sun.

Lastly, it’s never safe to look at the sun directly while there’s a solar eclipse as it can lead to many consequences to your skin, eyes. SO it’s better to use protection glasses if you want to look at it.

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