Solar Eclipse on Boxing day
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Sri Lanka, Dec. 7 -- A solar eclipse will be visible for people in Jaffna on December 26 (Boxing Day),the day following Christmas and move in a northerly direction. This will be visible as an annular eclipse to those in the far north and as a partial eclipse to those living South of Kilinochchi, said Astronomer Anura C. Perara.
This annular eclipse visible on December 26th from Dammam in Saudi Arabia at about 8 a.m. It travels across the Indian Ocean and southern India and goes over northern Sri Lanka. When this eclipse takes place, the Moon will be about 400,000 kms away from Earth and will be moving at a speed of 1 km per second or 3,600 km per hour.
The center line of this annular eclipse in our country runs from Mannar to Vakarai. T...
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