In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia

Updated: December 26, 2019 10:22 IST

The annular solar eclipse, the last one for the decade, began at 7:59 on Wednesday morning. It is often referred to as the "ring of fire"- the solar eclipse or "Surya grahan". Besides India, the eclipse was visible in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.

In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
The moon totally covers the sun in a rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse as seen from Dindigul in Tamil Nadu.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
Seagulls flying above a beach in Kuwait City during the partial solar eclipse.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
The moon begins to cover the sun during a rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse at Badshahi mosque in Lahore.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
The moon moves in front of the sun in a rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse seen from Tanjung Piai in Malaysia.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
The surface of the sun is seen as the moon moves in front of it in a rare "ring of fire" solar eclipse in Wan Twin, Myanmar.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
People watch solar eclipse from Wayanad, in Kerala, on Wednesday morning. Partial phases of the solar eclipse were visible from various parts of India in varying magnitude, depending on its geographical position.
In Pics: Solar Eclipse, A Celestial Spectacle, As Seen From Asia
Solar eclipse visible in Dubai. The eclipse was also visible in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.

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