Solar eclipse: Where, when and how to watch on October 25? Can we see with naked eyes?

Solar eclipse: Where, when and how to watch on October 25?  Can we see with naked eyes?
  • Nandini Vellichami
  • BBC Tamil

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A rare partial solar eclipse will occur on the 25th. From what is a partial solar eclipse to how we can see it, many questions arise. Here are your questions and answers about the partial solar eclipse.

This is the information given to BBC Tamil by Soundararaja Perumal, Executive Director of Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre.

What is a solar eclipse?

The plane of the Earth’s orbit around the Sun is called the ecliptic plane. The Moon orbits the Earth in another small elliptical orbit. However, the Moon does not revolve around the Earth in the same orbit as the Earth revolves around the Sun.

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