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Partial solar eclipse to be seen today in Pakistan

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 Leave a Comment

A partial solar eclipse can be observed almost from entire Pakistan on July 22, according to SUPARCO.

The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) said that there will be a total solar eclipse on July 22 which will be visible from India, China, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Japanese Islands and South Pacific Ocean.

According to SUPARCO, this total eclipse will not be visible from Pakistan. However, the partial eclipse can be observed almost from entire Pakistan, it added.

The total eclipse will begin at 0051 GMT and continue till 0419GMT.

It has been warned not to look at the sun without wearing proper eye shielding material as solar filter otherwise it can damage the eyesight.