A solar eclipse is visible in the United Arab Emirates and many other parts of the world on Tuesday, October 25. It will reach GST (11.52AM UTC) at 3.51 pm in most parts of the country and more than half of the sun’s surface will be closed by the moon. The UAE is not known until 2027 next in the Emirates.
What is a solar eclipse?
Solar eclipses occur when the solar, moon and earth are partially or completely aligned.
European Space Agency?
According to the European Space Agency, no one is aware of the eclipse since the Moon covers the sun’s light and casts a shadow on the planet.
How to look at the eclipse from the United Arab Emirates?
It is important to wear protective glasses to look at the solar eclipse safely, as the exposure can cause retinal damage. Sunglasses do not provide such protection. This event is well known this year from Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and the western parts of Asia. “A solar eclipse may be in total or in part,” ESA said.
During the total solar eclipse, the sun, the moon, and the earth are properly aligned and the moon covers the entire disk of the sun. The Dubai astronomical team conducts a spectacular event at the Al Thuraya astronomical center in Dubai’s Mushrif Park.
The event begins at 2 pm, but the viewers must bring their own safety glasses. In Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman, the eclipse starts at 2.40 pm and reach its peak at 3.51 pm and the moon is closed by 50.3 per cent on the surface of the sun.
In Ras al-Khaimah and Umm al-Quain, it will start at 2.40 pm and peak at 3.51 pm. Hidden, and 50.7 per cent of Umm al-Quain, closed at the peak of the sun), which began at 2.44 pm in Al Ain and peaked at 3.53 pm, 48.3 percent of the eclipse. The eclipse ends simultaneously at 4.54 pm in all Emirates.