Today's Partial solar eclipse: all you need to know

Today's Partial solar eclipse: all you need to know

On July 31, Mars, the fourth planet from the Sun, will be 57.6 million kilometres from Earth, the closest it has been since 2003 when it came within 55.7 million kilometres, which was the nearest in almost 60,000 years.

A planetary geologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, Noah Petro said by tallying that the occasion will be additional exceptional for the reason that "This is actually a good eclipse, it is going to be the longest eclipse of this century". Know Where & How to See the Partial Eclipse of July 2018.

According to scientist, the rays of the sun are blocked from reaching either the earth's or the moon's at a given amount of time depending with the size of the body blocking the rays.

Two celestial events will occur in the second half of July, the more prominent one being the longest total lunar eclipse in a century beginning on the night of July 27.

France triumphs over Croatia in thrilling final goal-fest
Argentina's 2-1 lead in the second half of a round-of-16 game was wiped out by defender Benjamin Pavard's long-range shot. These two sides clashed in the semi-finals of that 1998 World Cup , where a ten-man Les Blues side claimed a 2-1 win.

Such long duration of total lunar eclipses had earlier occurred on July 16, 2000, for totality duration of 1 hour 46 minutes and another one on June 15, 2011, for totality duration of 1 hour 40 minutes.

July's Surya Grahan 2018 will last for 1 hour and 13 minutes in India. This divine show will not be visible from North America, but in South America, East Africa, Middle East and parts of Central Asia, the Sky Observer will be an impressive event. The real treat is the lunar eclipse that will take place later this month. Hence, during the eclipse, it was believed that people shouldn't cook or eat food, drink water or go outdoors.

The said eclipse happened around 7.18 am to 9.43 am (IST) and was visible in different regions of the world. Solar Eclipse 2018 which is due to be held on July 13 will be visible in Western Australia and other neighboring islands.

Best Eclipse will be seen from the area of Peterson Bank in the southern part of the continent, which is the largest colony of Emperor penguins. During the partial eclipse, the Earth will pass through the moon's penumbra, and a sliver of the sun will vanish into darkness. Meanwhile, the social media is abuzz over several speculations related to Solar Eclipse, mainly because this solar eclipse falls on 13th date and on Friday.

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