The second and last surya grahan or solar eclipse of the year is set to take place on 4th December, 2021. It will be a total solar eclipse when the new moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest part of its shadow on Earth.
Date & Timings in India
The time of the solar eclipse will start from 10.59 am and will go on till 3.07 pm on Saturday, 4th December, 2021.
According to the Hindu panchang, this day is Amavasya Tithi of Krishna Pakhsh (dark Fortnight) of Margsirsha month.
Solar Eclipse be Visible from India?
This solar eclipse will be visible in Antarctica, South Africa, Australia and South America.
The solar eclipse will not be visible in India but you can watch the celestial event live online.
Dos and Don’ts While Watching Solar Eclipse
- Proper eye protection is need to watch the solar eclipse as looking for a long period of time at the sun may damage your eyes.
- A special solar filter on the lens is require to capture the eclipse.
- If you are living in one of those countries where the solar eclipse cannot be sight, it can also be watch virtually.
- Don’t look at the sun directly.
- Don’t look at the reflection of the sun in the water.
- Ordinary sunglasses should not be use to witness the eclipse.
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