Rare Hybrid Solar Eclipse 2023 Live Updates and Latest News: A rare celestial event known as the ‘Ningaloo Eclipse’ is underway in several parts of the world as the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned together. The astronomical event began at 7 am and and is expected to last for five hours.
During the hybrid eclipse, the moon will move in front of the sun to create a “ring of fire” before moving to a total solar eclipse, where the moon will completely block the sun, according to NASA.
While in some places, people will be able to witness a ring-like annular solar eclipse, in other places, they will witness a total solar eclipse.
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Partial solar eclipse begins in Australia’s Exmouth.
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Solar eclipse view from Perth.
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As per Drik Panchang, None of the eclipse would be visible from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Fiji, Mauritius, UAE and other Asian countries.
The totality, when the Sun is fully covered, will last for less than a minute.
The Hybrid Solar Eclipse on April 20 will last for over five hours.
The first solar eclipse of 2023 begins.
The first solar eclipse of 2023 seems to occur in the sign of Aries and Ashwini ‘nakshatra’ (star).
As per Drik Panchang, the eclipse of April 20, 2023 would be Hybrid Solar Eclipse of magnitude 1.01 which means that at the moment of greatest eclipse, the Sun would be completely hidden by the shadow of the Moon.
There are four types of eclipses – Solar Eclipse, Hybrid Solar Eclipse, Partial Eclipse and Lunar eclipse.
An eclipse happens when the moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, casting a
shadow on the Earth’s surface.
The last hybrid solar eclipse occurred in November 2013, and the next one will occur in November 2031, making the hybrid solar eclipse of April 20, 2023 a one-in-10-years eclipse.
Indonesia: 11:23 pm to 11:58 pm EDT on April 19 (3:23 to 3:58 GMT, April 20)
East Timor: 11:19 pm to 11:22 pm EDT on April 19 (3:19 to 3:22 GMT, April 20)
Totality will occur in the following locations
Western Australia: 10:29 pm to 10:35 pm EDT on April 19 (2:29 to 2:35 GMT, April 20)
Taking to Instagram, NASA shared details of the Hybrid Solar Eclipse. “On April 20, skywatchers in Australia and parts of southeast Asia will be able to view a hybrid solar eclipse as it passes over the Indian and Pacific Oceans.”
The rest of Australia, and a big portion of Southeast Asia, will witness a partial solar eclipse.
The path of totality will pass over a small peninsula called North West Cape, in Australia.
However, you can watch the eclipse by streaming it live no matter where you are.
Unfortunately, the hybrid solar eclipse is not visible in India.
Tolar eclipses occur when the Sun, the Moon, and Earth fully or partially align, casting a shadow on our home planet and obscuring the bright face of our closest star. Remember, it is unsafe to look directly at the Sun for most of the eclipse without specialized eye protection,” NASA wrote on Instagram.
On April 20, skywatchers in Australia and parts of southeast Asia will be able to view a hybrid solar eclipse as it passes over the Indian and Pacific Oceans, according to a US space agency NASA’s post on Instagram.
The eclipse will appear as a total in some places but will appear as an annual eclipse in others.
The countries that will witness the total phase of the solar eclipse are Australia, East Timor and Indonesia.
A hybrid solar eclipse, also known as an annular-total eclipse is set to take place on Thursday.