The world will witness the first solar eclipse of 2021 today. While several countries in the world will witness the annular solar eclipse, India will not be able to witness the rare comic phenomenon except in extreme parts of Arunachal Pradesh & Ladakh.

The eclipse will last for barely 3-4 minutes depending upon the position. The ring of fire eclipse is a rare phenomenon that occurs when the moon covers parts of the sun forming a cosmic halo around its edges.

   

Ring of fire eclipse today: These Indian cities will witness annular solar eclipse

WHAT?

The world will witness the first solar eclipse of 2021 today. 

WHERE?

India will not be able to witness the rare comic phenomenon except in extreme parts of Arunachal Pradesh & Ladakh.

The rare cosmic development will be seen in the vast region of North America, Europe and Asia. The ring of fire will be visible from parts of Greenland, North-Eastern Canada, the North Pole and some parts of Russia. In Canada, it will be seen for about three minutes, while in Greenland it will occur when the solar eclipse reaches its peak.

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The annular solar eclipse occurs when the sun, moon and the earth come in a straight line and almost on the same plane. During surya grahan, the moon casts a shadow onto our planet when they are aligned.