Solar Eclipse 2021: The first solar eclipse of this year is going to take place on Thursday, June 10. A partial solar eclipse will be visible over a large part of North America, Europe and Asia. While it will be visible only in the northeastern extremes of India, Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh. There will be a partial solar eclipse at 11:42 am Indian time. It will start taking an annular form from 3:30 pm and then by 4:52 pm. It will appear like a golden ring in the sky. Let’s know, do’s and don’ts during the solar eclipse.
In fact, it is advisable not to look directly at the Sun even on normal days. But during a solar eclipse, it should not be seen at all with open eyes. According to the American space agency NASA, people should use special-purpose solar filters or ‘Eclipse Glass’. NASA does not recommend using homemade filters or any simple sunglasses.
Do’s and Don’ts during the Solar Eclipse 2021
The Ring of Fire formed in a solar eclipse looks quite attractive. Many people with a special interest in astronomical events want to capture the solar eclipse with their camera, want to take pictures of it. But scientists recommend not to do so. There is a high possibility that solar rays can damage the eyes. Photography can be done using special glasses.
People who have weak eyesight and are wearing far or near glasses can wear special glasses to watch the eclipse over their glasses. If the children of your house want to see the eclipse, then it should be done under the supervision of you or the elders of the house. Special glasses should be removed after the eclipse is over.
During a solar eclipse, the day also becomes dark. In such a situation, people driving bikes, cars or any other vehicle on the roads are advised to drive with headlights on. So that there is no chance of any kind of accident. It is also advised to maintain distance from other vehicles.