Year’s 2nd partial solar eclipse partly visible in Pakistan


The second partial solar eclipse of this year was “partially visible” in Pakistan on Tuesday..Earlier, the Meteorological Department statement said the eclipse would be visible from most of Europe, Northern Africa, the Middle East and Western parts of Asia.

“The partial eclipse begins at 13:58 PST and ends at 18:02 PST with the greatest eclipse occurring at 16:00 PST,” the department said.

The Met department also shared the times at which the phenomenon will be at its peak in major cities across the country: 16:50 PST in Islamabad, 16:54 PST in Lahore, 17:01 PST in Karachi, 16:49 PST in Peshawar and 16:53 PST in Quetta.

Solar eclipses occur when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, casting its shadow down onto our planet.


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