Roscosmos announced where on the territory of the Russian Federation the solar eclipse will be visible on June 10

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Roscosmos announced where on the territory of the Russian Federation the solar eclipse will be visible on June 10

Moscow. the 9th of June. INTERFAX.RU – The eclipse of the Sun on June 10, 2021 will occur with a maximum phase of 0.94 at 13:40 Moscow time, the annular phase of the eclipse will be visible in the province of Ontario (Canada), Greenland and the North Pole, as well as in Russia – in Yakutia and Chukotka, the Roscosmos website reported, citing data from the Moscow Planetarium.

“The eclipse will begin in North America and end in our Far East. On the territory of Russia, partial phases of the eclipse will be visible – from 0.01 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur to 0.91 in the city of Pevek in Chukotka. Only partial phases of this will be observed from Moscow. eclipses with a maximum at 14:26 Moscow time. At this moment, the Moon will close the Sun by 16%, which is 0.26 of the Sun's diameter. Annular solar eclipses have not occurred on the current territory of Russia for more than 50 years, “the message says.

Roscosmos specified that on June 10, 2021, the solar eclipse will be visible from Russia from 14:22 Moscow time to 14:29 Moscow time. The maximum duration of the annular phase is 3 minutes 52 seconds.

“At 14:00 Moscow time, an annular eclipse will be observed at the North Pole of the Earth at an altitude of 23 °. After the North Pole, the strip of the annular phase will pass through the East Siberian Sea, including the Novosibirsk Islands, and enter the mainland of Russia in the northeast of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia The center of the strip will enter the coast near the mouth of the Indigirka River (villages Chokurdakh, Tabor) .In these areas, the annular eclipse with a phase of 0.94 will last 3 minutes 37 seconds at an altitude of the Sun above the horizon of 8 °, the maximum phase will come at 14:25 Moscow time. The field of visibility of the annular phase will cover the Kolyma lowland and the eastern slopes of the Chersky ridge, “the space department explained.

In all these areas, the annular phase will be visible low above the horizon in the evening. The eclipse on Earth will end at 14:33 Moscow time at sunset just north of Magadan, according to the Roskosmos website.

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