Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Solar eclipse visible from Israel Sun Nov. 3

Eclipse Alert!

There will be total solar eclipse over Africa this Sunday. From Israel a partial eclipse  of 20% will be visible.

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The eclipse will be near sunset, so you will need an unobstructed view to the west to catch it.

Local times:
Eclipse begins: 15:13
Maximum:        16:00
Eclipse ends:    16:44
Sunset:            16:48

As usual you must practice safe solar viewing so as not to damage your eyes.