Annular Solar Eclipse of December 26, 2019. Sun turns into Spectacular ‘Ring of Fire’. When, Where & How to see them.

Annular Solar Eclipse of December 26, 2019. When Sun turns into spectacular ‘Ring of Fire’. This astronomical event could be seen from Asia, Australia, Africa, Europe and the Pacific Ocean. An annular eclipse happens when the moon is farthest from Earth and when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby completely or partly obscuring the Sun for a viewer on Earth.

The annular solar eclipse 2019 will be visible in  Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Turkey, Russia, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam. Cities such as Doha, Dumai, Kuching, Pekanbaru, Madurai and Johor Bahru will narrowly miss the annularity solar eclipse path. Population area’s in the way of the annular  eclipse consist of Singapore, Coimbatore, Batam, Sibolga, Jaffna, Guam, Tanjung Pinang, Kozhikode, Trincomalee and Singkawang.

All countries of Asia, north Oceania, north Australia and north-east corner of Africa as well as parts of Turkey and Russia will see this annularity solar eclipse.

Never look into the sun during any form of solar eclipse! viewing the sun is alarming. It can damage your eyes.

Image Credit: NASA / By STEFAN SEIP