Total Solar Eclipse 2017: Suraj Grahan in Pakistan and Other Countries on 21st August

The total Solar Eclipse 2017, Suraj Grahan is to take place on Monday 21st August in Pakistan and other countries of the world. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the sun.

Visibility of Total Solar Eclipse 2017 In Pakistan and Other Countries

The total solar eclipse 2017 will band across the entire neighboring United States.

The total solar eclipse will darken skies from Oregon to South Carolina; along extend of land about 70 miles (113 kilometers) wide. People will see the disc of the moon move gradually in front of the sun until it covers it totally, leaving only a burning ring of light around the border.

It will be the first total solar eclipse, Suraj Grahan, in 99 years to cross coast-to-coast and the first to pass through any part of the lower 48 states in 38 years.

People who descend upon this “path of totality” for the big event are in for an unforgettable experience.

The total Solar Eclipse 2017, Suraj Grahan, will also be visible in other countries of the world but as a partial eclipse.

According to Pakistan Metrological Department:


The total Solar Eclipse 2017, Suraj Grahan, will not be visible in Asian Countries including Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Fiji, Mauritius, UAE and other countries.

Furthermore, South Africa, China and Australia will also not be able to witness eclipse.

Total Solar Eclipse 2017 Map:


Where to watch the total Solar Eclipse 2017?

The best place to see the total solar eclipse is in the United States. If you want to see a total solar eclipse 2017, Suraj Grahan, you need to visit the one of the 11 US states including Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

The people in UK will witness the partial solar eclipse. Only the 4% of the sun will be covered by the moon.



Duration of the total solar eclipse 2017

The solar eclipse  will begin over the Pacific Ocean at 15:46 GMT on 21st August.

The total duration of the solar eclipse, Suraj Grahan will be of 2 minutes and 40 seconds.

Do I need any equipment to view the eclipse?


If you are planning to view the total solar eclipse 2017, Suraj Grahan, you need to get a pair of solar viewing glasses. These protecting shades make it possible for observers to look directly at the sun before and after totality.

The first Annular Solar Eclipse 2017 was occur on 26th February and of partial type.

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