Tomorrow is total solar eclipse for Argentina and Chile

Argentina and Chile are the destination for thousands of tourists from across the world for Tuesday to experience a total solar eclipse, which is expected to pass by in the afternoon in parts of South America.

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Since August 2017 it will be the first total solar eclipse and people in parts of United States too can experience the rare phenomenon.

The moon’s umbral shadow could be seen only from Argentina, Chile and uninhabited South Pacific island. Other parts of South America like Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia can see a partial eclipse.

According to NASA, the complete darkness could last only up to four minutes beginning from 4:38 pm local time in Chile’s La Serene.

In Argentina’s Junin the complete dark is expected to strike at around 5:42 pm local time.

People from other parts of the world can witness the total eclipse through live-streaming on the website of NASA.

NASA advises to watch the eclipse by using protective glasses as sun’s UV rays may damage the eyes if glared with naked eyes.

According to NASA, the complete darkness could last only up to four minutes beginning from 4:38 pm local time in Chile’s La Serene.

The last total eclipse in the US was on 21 August 2017. About fourteen states then witnessed a partial eclipse.

Prior to 2017 eclipse, US experienced totality in 1918.

The next total eclipse will be seen on 14 December 2020.

Paul Linus

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