At 9:13 a.m. PT (12:13 p.m. EDT and 1613 GMT) the annular solar eclipse will begin sweeping across the United States from Oregon to Texas before heading across the Gulf of Mexico and over Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua. Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Brazil.
During an annular solar eclipse, the moon will pass between the sun and… LandCasting a shadow on our planet. A “ring of fire” is created when the moon is not completely covered the sundisk, leaving a slice of sunlight around the moon. (Annular eclipses occur when the Moon is relatively far from Earth during its elliptical orbit around our planet.)
our Annular eclipse 2023 The guide tells you everything you need to know about the upcoming eclipse. You can Watch the annular eclipse online Here on Space.com sponsored by NASA and follow all the events on our website Live annular eclipse updates page.
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Observers inside the annular path — a 125-mile (200 km) wide path — will see the “ring of fire,” while those just outside the path will see a partial collapse Solar eclipsein which the moon It seems to be taking a ‘bite’ of the sun – waiting for clear skies of course!
If you’re lucky enough to be within the annular path, the entire eclipse will last about two and a half hours from start to finish. This is divided into several phases of the eclipse, including about 1.5 hours of partial solar eclipse, four to five minutes of annular solar eclipse, and then another about 1.5 hours of partial solar eclipse, according to Eclipse guide website Great American Eclipse.
|location||Local time for “Ring of Fire”||Duration of the “Ring of Fire”|
|Oregon Dunes, Oregon||9:15 AM PT||4 minutes and 29 seconds|
|(Crater Lake National Park in Oregon).||9:17 AM PT||4 minutes and 19 seconds|
|(Great Basin National Park, Nevada).||9:24 AM PT||3 minutes and 46 seconds|
|(Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah).||10:27 AM Mecca time||2 minutes and 31 seconds|
|(Canyonlands National Park, Utah).||10:29 AM Mecca time||2 minutes and 24 seconds|
|Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado||10:31 AM Mecca time||2 minutes and 57 seconds|
|(Albuquerque, New Mexico).||10:34 AM Mecca time||4 minutes and 42 seconds|
|Corpus Christi, Texas||11:55 AM CET||4 minutes and 52 seconds|
|Edzana Maya Archaeological Site, Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico||11:23 AM CST||4 minutes and 32 seconds|
Remember never to do that Look directly at the sun. You will need to use solar filters to view this eclipse safely; Whether you see a “ring of fire” or a partial solar eclipse, the risks are the same. Observers will need to wear solar eclipse glasses, and cameras, telescopes, and binoculars must have solar filters positioned in front of their lenses at all times. our How to observe the sun safely The guide tells you everything you need to know about safe solar observations.
This is the last solar eclipse of 2023, and scientists will use it as a “warm-up” for the next eclipse Total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. A solar eclipse offers atmospheric and solar scientists a unique opportunity An opportunity to study the outer atmosphere of the Sun – Corona – during the minutes when the Sun is almost completely obscured by the Moon.
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Both Next solar eclipse Scientists have been particularly interested because they occur during a very active time right now Solar cycle – An approximately 11-year cycle of solar activity driven by the Sun’s magnetic field. During the current solar cycle 25, solar activity is escalating to the expected level.Maximum solar power“In 2024.
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