Total Solar Eclipse - 22 July 2009

A Total Solar Eclipse is scheduled to occur on the 22nd July, 2009 - and this will be the longest total solar eclipse of the 21st century. It will not be surpassed in its duration until the solar eclipse 13th June, 2132 - thats almost 123 years down the line!!

A once if a life time moment for most of us !!

A graphical depiction of what happens in a solar eclipse is shown above.

The moon passes between the sun and the earth, casting a shadow on the earth's surface and covering the sun partially or completely - resulting in an eclipse.

Details Here

Here's what's gonna occur -

Total Solar Eclipse 22 July 2009 Path

Check up these sites for additional details
Nasa - 22 July 2009

And check up a dazzling pic of an earlier total solar eclipse!!

Total Solar Eclipse - 22 July 2009 Total Solar Eclipse - 22 July 2009 Reviewed by Vyankatesh on Sunday, July 19, 2009 Rating: 5

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