Video of a full solar eclipse on March 9 by Panasonic Eclipse Live
Thousands of people in Indonesia had a chance to watch a terrific show of a total solar eclipse on Wednesday, March 9.
Approximately ten thousand tourists came to the archipelago to observe the rare phenomenon: next time it will happen in this region only in 2049. The moon started to eclipse the star at 6.19 a.m. local time and covered the sun disk an hour later.
Solar eclipses occur two times a year, when our natural satellite passes between the sun and earth casting a shadow on the planet. These are mostly partial eclipses when only a part of the sun is covered by the moon. Full eclipses take place more seldom. For example, the previous one was in March, 2015.
Interestingly, people all over the world could observe this astronomic event thanks to the Panasonic Eclipse Live by Solar Power project which set up a live stream.
Partial eclipse could be seen from Alaska to Australia
The solar eclipse path from West to East
Learn more with QuizzClub:
- The new map of the Milky Way is amazing
- Forget about superheroes and meet the real ones – members of international space station crews!
- NASA chose the “ice house” as a habitat for the first colonists on Mars!
Have you ever seen a solar eclipse with your own eyes? Share your experience in the comments!
Do you know that some facts about the foods we consume every day can still shock you? Today QuizzClub team wants to surprise you by sharing 10 of them!
Time flies. The first half of the 21st century is going to end in about 30 years! As it turns out, even now we can predict some important events that are going to happen until 2050... QuizzClub team wants to tell you about the most interesting of them today.
Traditionally, the process of cooking is associated with slow motions and calm atmosphere. Quizzclub team was very surprised to find an aggressive way of making desserts.
The video is enclosed - come and see!
Today almost everyone can travel around the planet. All you have to do is just to buy several airplane tickets, and several days later you can finish your journey exactly where you started. But it's not enough for some people, as they always take the road less traveled...
There are places on the Earth that are closed for ordinary tourists for some reason. There are photos of the things that you could hardly see personally. Check it right now!