Roscosmos announced where a rare solar eclipse will be seen in Russia

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The annular solar eclipse on June 10 will be most visible in Yakutia and Chukotka from 14:22 to 14:29 Moscow time. This was reported by Roscosmos with reference to the data of the Moscow Planetarium.

“On the territory of Russia, partial eclipse phases will be visible – from 0.01 (the diameter of the solar disk. – RBK ) in Komsomolsk-on-Amur to 0.91 in the city of Pevek in Chukotka. Only partial phases of this eclipse with a maximum at 14:26 Moscow time will be observed from Moscow. At this moment, the Moon will close the Sun by 16%, which is 0.26 of the Sun's diameter, ”the message says.

According to the planetarium, annular solar eclipses have not occurred in Russia for more than 50 years.

Earlier, a senior researcher at the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Oleg Ugolnikov, reported that the inhabitants of Yakutia on June 10 will be able to see a 94 percent eclipse of the Sun by the Moon. According to him, a partial solar eclipse will be visible from almost the entire territory of the country, with the exception of the Far East.

Eclipses of the Sun and Moon occur every six months, the period between them is two weeks. During these celestial maneuvers, the Sun, Earth, and Moon line up. If the Moon is in the middle, then people observe a solar eclipse, and if the Earth is a lunar one, they specified in the planetarium.

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