November 29, 2022

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Partial Solar Eclipse Today – Where Can We Watch It?

some solar eclipse It will take place on Tuesday at noon, and it will also be visible from Greece.

Visitor Centers National Observatory of Athens In the Theo and for Bentley They invite us to observe a special natural phenomenon.

At the Thesion Visitor Center, in the vicinity of the Dorides telescope, on Benica Hill and in cooperation with the Astronomical Union of Sparta “Dioscuri”, they will be Portable telescopes installed to observe the solar eclipse.

The Doris telescope It will be open to the public, as inside there will be a projection of images from the previous solar eclipse observed by Greek astrophotographers around the world.

In the outdoor area, an educational device for observing the solar photosphere (solar telescope) will be placed along with portable telescopes. Special safety glasses for monitoring the sun will also be available.

attendance is Free to the public.

In central Greece and Athens, the duration of the eclipse will be approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes. will start in 12:36 pmmaximum solar disk coverage (approx 38%, A percentage of up to 46% in the northeastern border of the country) at 13:43 and the phenomenon ends at 14:51.

in Thessaloniki The partial eclipse will begin at 12:30 p.m., peak at 1:38 p.m., and end at 2:46 p.m.

partial eclipse that happens When the Moon intervenes between the Earth and the Sun, covering only one part of our star. Even then, the eclipse can be safely observed not directly with the naked eye (there is a risk of serious damage), but through binoculars or a telescope equipped with a special solar filter.

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will follow November 7 a total lunar eclipseWhich will be the last total eclipse of 2022.

In 2023 there will be four eclipses: a total solar eclipse on April 20, a lunar eclipse on May 5-6, an annular solar eclipse on October 14, and a partial lunar eclipse on October 28-29.

The eclipse will also be visible in Africa, Asia and Europe, while the next solar eclipse that will be visible from our country will be in 2027.