Last Solar Eclipse 2021 in Pakistan to be on Dec 4

Last Solar Eclipse 2021 in Pakistan to be on Dec 4

All about the second and last solar eclipse 2021 will be on December 4 in Pakistan and other countries of the world: timings, visibility and how and where to watch the live suraj grahan 2021.

The last and second suraj grahan in Pakistan 2021 will be on 4th December. If you are in Asia, Australia or Africa, Europe you could be lucky enough because you might be in the path of the last solar eclipse of 2021. This is the last solar eclipse of the year 2021 which is all set to occur on Saturday 4th December in Pakistan. This is the partial solar eclipse of the year and is all set to start at 10:20 am PST and end at 14:37 am PST. Over 3 hours and 26 minutes long, it was the longest eclipse of the year.

The first eclipse of the year 2021 was on 10th June whereas the second eclipse is going to take place on 4th December.

What is Solar Eclipse?

The solar eclipse occurs when the new moon moves between the Sun and Earth. It blocks the sun rays to reach the earth casting a shadow on the different parts of the earth.

The shadow of the moon is not big enough to cover the entire earth so the shadow is always partial in nature. The shadow on the different areas keeps on changing due to the earth and the moon’s constant motion.

The earth incessantly rotates around its axis while it tracks the Sun, and the Moon orbits Earth. This is why solar eclipses appear traveling from one place to another.

What are the different types of solar eclipses?

Solar eclipses have four different types including partial solar eclipses, annular solar eclipses, total solar eclipses, and hybrid solar eclipses.

Partial solar eclipses happen when the moon partially covers the sun disk, as you can see in the image below:

What are the different types of solar eclipses

Annular solar eclipses occur when the moon is unable to fully cover the sun and the edges of the sun look like the fiery ring, as you can see in the image below:

What are the different types of solar eclipses

Total solar eclipses take place when the moon completely covers the Sun. the total solar eclipses happen only when the moon is near perigee, the point of the Moon’s orbit nearby to Earth.

What are the different types of solar eclipses

Hybrid Solar Eclipses are the rare type of eclipses and occur when the same eclipse alters from an annular to a total solar eclipse and along the eclipse’s path.

What are the different types of solar eclipses

Visibility of the last solar eclipse 2021:

Suraj Grahan in Pakistan 2021 date and time. The last solar eclipse of the year 2021 (Suraj Grahan) will be visible in several countries but not in Pakistan and India. Some people in the Southern Hemisphere will have the chance to experience a total or partial eclipse of the Sun. It will be visible in  Antarctica, a partial solar eclipse will be visible from parts of Saint Helena, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, South Georgia and Sandwich Islands, Crozet Islands, Falkland Islands, Chile, New Zealand, and Australia. 

This is the last solar eclipse and of the total in nature and will happen when the new moon moves directly in front of the sun.

Is the Last solar eclipse 2021 be visible in Pakistan?

What is the time of solar eclipse in Pakistan? :

The suraj grahan in Pakistan 2021 on 4th December start at 10:29 am PST (Pakistan Standard Time) and reaches its maximum limit at 12:33 am PST and will end nearly 14:37 pm.

Total duration of suraj grahan in pakistan 2021

The total solar eclipse will begin at 10:29 am PST on December 4 and its duration will be of nearly 3 hours 6 minutes.

Viewing Solar Eclipse Not Safe For Eyes:

Sky-gazers would get to watch the partial solar eclipse on December 4, which is considered a rare event but to watch the total solar eclipse (Suraj Grahan) with naked eyes is not safe. Doctors and medical experts say that it could damage the cornea of the eyes if you gaze at the solar eclipse without precautionary tools.

What special equipment required to watch the eclipse?

Never look directly at the eclipses without any protective eyewear. It will be dangerous on account of a partial solar eclipse, solar eclipse glasses must be worn at all times to avoid damage to the eyes. The harmful UV radiation can burn the retinas in your eyes leading to permanent damage or even blindness. In order to watch the 2021 total solar eclipse, special types of equipment are required like special solar glasses, darkened welder’s glasses, pinhole cameras and other gadgets.

If you are planning to view the solar eclipse and at the same time want to avoid damage to your eyes wear special solar glasses or use darkened welder glasses.

2021’s Last Total Solar Eclipse Live Streaming:

Despite the invisibility of the eclipse in Pakistan, India and other countries of the world viewers can observe the event through live streams of space agencies and certain observatories and also installing the different apps and also on YouTube and NASA Live

Solar Eclipse 2022:

In the year 2022, there will be 4 eclipses out of which 2 will be solar and 2 will be lunar. The first solar eclipse of 2022 will be on 30th April and the second will be on 25th October.

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