Partial solar eclipse on September 13, 2015


A partial solar eclipse, visible from southern Africa, Madagascar, Antarctica and some locations in Indian and Atlantic Oceans, will occur on September 13, 2015. The moment of greatest eclipse will occur at 06:54 UTC. 

This eclipse comes 1.2 days before the Moon reaches apogee and two weeks before total lunar eclipse on September 28

Image courtesy of Fred Espenak, NASA/GSFC.

If you happen to live in locations where the eclipse will be visible, please remember not to watch directly into the Sun without proper eye protection.

The next solar eclipse, a total one, will occur on March 9, 2016.

Featured image: "All the eclipse" by Gerlos on March 30, 2006 (CC – Flickr).


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