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The coming year will show the world five major lunar and solar eclipses out of which two will be visible to India.

 

he year 2019 will put up a display of five eclipses that skygazers and astronomy lovers will enjoy, and two of them will be visible in India.

The information on the coming eclipses was provided by Rajendraprakash Gupt, the superintendent of Ujjain-based Jiwaji Observatory.

HERE ARE THE ECLIPSES THE WORLD WILL SEE IN 2019:

1     January 6: This day will see a partial solar eclipse but it won’t be visible in India.
2    January 21: A total lunar eclipse will take place on this day which India will miss out again as it would be daytime here.
3    July 2-3: A total solar eclipse will occur which India won’t get to see as it would be night here.
4    ​July 16-17: A partial lunar eclipse is set to take place; India will get to see this.
5    December 26: An annular (ring-shaped) solar eclipse will be visible to India on this day.

In 2018, five eclipses were seen, two of which were total lunar eclipses and three were partial solar eclipses.

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