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Century’s longest solar eclipse – First pics

Posted in Uncategorized by malaysiasms on July 22, 2009

The century’s longest total solar eclipse began with thousands of skygazers thronging the major sites to catch a glimpse of the rare celestial spectacle.

The Sun rose eclipsed on Wednesday morning at 5:28 am at a local sunrise point in the Arabian Sea close to the western coast of India near Surat in Gujarat.

Time of the eclipse across the country:

  • Delhi: Eclipse began at 6.24 am
  • Bhopal: Eclipse began before Sunrise; total solar eclipse began at 06:22:11 am
  • Patna: Eclipse began at 05:29:57 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:24:37 am
  • Varanasi: Eclipse began at 05:30:03 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:24:10 am
  • Gaya: Eclipse began at 05:29:34 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:24:26 am
  • Surat: Eclipse began before sunrise; total solar eclipse began at 06:21:16 am
  • Ujjain: Eclipse began before sunrise; total solar eclipse began at 06:22:51 am
  • Vadodara: Eclipse began before sunrise; total solar eclipse began at 06:22:41 am
  • Siliguri: Eclipse began at 05:30:26 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:26:33 am
  • Darjeeling: Eclipse began at 05:30:35 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:27:01 am
  • Sikkim: Eclipse began at 05:30:40 am; total solar eclipse began at 06:27:15 am

Amazing pictures of the eclipse from NDTV.


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