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Huh? I just want to know why that site lists the eclipse as lasting for 6 hours.
Originally posted by haven123
reply to post by jiggerj
If Solar Eclipse happens when moon is closer to earth and hence can at least cover some area with complete darkness is Total Eclipse. However, when moon is quite distant and can't create complete darkness is Annular Solar Eclipse.
In Total Solar Eclipse, the sun is not at all visible, however, in Annular Solar Eclipse, sun is visible on complete circumference on moon.
As an analogous example: Suppose your friend (sun) is standing at a distance and observing your TV (earth). The more close you (moon) standing to your TV, more you can hide him from your friends view.
Originally posted by darthdamo74
reply to post by niceguybob
SLOOH Will be broadcasting again very soon, I was listening when it was over Okinawa, and Mt Fiji, they said they was going offline for about an hour