Last solar eclipse of 2020 on December 14: Watch it from home

New Delhi: The last solar eclipse of the year 2020 will happen on December 14. The celestial event which would reportedly start at 7:03 pm (IST) will not be visible in India but you can always go online and watch its live streaming.

Here are the links to some of the platforms which are going to stream it live:

Slooh
CNET Highlights
Time and date
Exploratorium

The solar eclipse happens when Moon passes between the Sun and the Earth. The total solar eclipse happens when the New Moon comes between the Earth and the Sun and casts the darkest part of its shadow on Earth.

The last solar eclipse in India which was an annual solar eclipse occurred on June 21.

According to timeanddate.com, a partial eclipse will begin at 19:03 IST on December 14 and the full eclipse will start at 20:02 IST.

Cities such as Temuco and Villarrica in Chile will be able to see at least a part of the total eclipse.

As per the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a total solar eclipse is only visible from a small area on Earth. The people who see the total eclipse are in the center of the moon’s shadow when it hits Earth. The sky becomes very dark as if it were night. For a total eclipse to take place, the sun, moon and Earth must be in a direct line.

--

--

--

Digital and Mobile platform for discovering and sharing news on the go

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Astronomy Adventure — The Wild Duck Cluster

Everything You Need To Know About the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Space Exploration: An Odyssey

This Week in Rocket History: Apollo 11

Replacing Arecibo — The Future of Planetary Defense

A Clean Quantum Solution for All Energy Needs

Celestial Citizen Ep. #217: Space Environmentalism

Astronomy Friday — NGC 247

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
India Ahead News

India Ahead News

Digital and Mobile platform for discovering and sharing news on the go

More from Medium

Precious Metals Drive Catalytic Converter Theft

Is the Internet already dead?

Did you know that the Earth’s year does not have 365 days?

What to Do With the Skunk in your Chicken Coop