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Surya Grahan on October 25th: Here is what to ‘do’ and ‘not to do’ during partial solar eclipse

Surya Grahan, Solar Eclipse on October 25: Here are a few points that you need to keep in mind strictly during this period.

Neha Singh




New Delhi: The world will witness a partial solar eclipse on October 25, and this will also be visible in some parts of India, a day after Diwali.

The solar eclipse of the Surya Grahan will be visible in many parts as it will take place in the afternoon before sunset.

In India, some areas like the eastern regions will be able to see it including the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Also in the North Easters regions, including Silchar, Dibrugarh, Sibsagar, Aizwal, Tamelong, Imphal, Itanagar, Kohima, and others.

When does a solar eclipse take place?

It is said that a solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, distracting the sun’s light from reaching the earth. Following this, the moon casts a shadow on the earth, resulting in a solar eclipse.

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Can this be watched with the naked eye?

It is always suggested to not watch the eclipse with the naked eye. Experts say that even if the eclipse is watched for a short period of time but it can cause lifelong eye damage resulting in blindness.

What to do during a Solar eclipse?

# It is always good and a better idea to use filters like solar viewing or eclipse glasses while watching the solar eclipse

# According to NASA, one must always use eye protection before even glancing up at the sky during a solar eclipse

# Also, headlights must be kept on while watching it.

Solar eclipse

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What not to do during a Solar eclipse?

# Experst says that one must avoid clicking eclipse pictures on the camera as this could turn out to be dangerous and the Sun`s powerful rays can your eyes if done with the naked eye.