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Sunday, 01 March 2015 21:00

Solar eclipse predicted for March 20, can disrupt the energy system across Europe. This is the conclusion of operators of electricity. They expect major disruptions in electricity and PE. How to write the Western media, the effect of a natural phenomenon may be unprecedented.

Solar eclipse of March 20, 2015 will happen on the day of the vernal equinox, when the Sun and Moon on the celestial equator intersect in the constellation Pisces. Thereby eclipse symbolically mark the arrival of astronomical spring. eclipse on March 20 will be complete, but the band is the total phase will take place away from the big cities.

Beginning in the North Atlantic, passing through the Faroe Islands and the Norwegian Sea, the Moon's shadow will proceed to the archipelago of Svalbard, and then further north to get away from the world in the area of ​​the North Pole. The maximum duration of the total eclipse reaches 2 minutes 47 seconds at phase 1.044 (namely by an amount the apparent size of the Moon will exceed the size of the Sun). The point of maximum eclipse is located in the Norwegian Sea to the east and north of Iceland, the Faroe Islands.



In Russia eclipse on March 20 will be observed as a private - with the exception of eastern Siberia and the Far East, where the eclipse will not be seen. During a partial solar eclipse, the Moon covers the Sun's disk is not full. At this point, our daystar appears (depending on the location of the observer) in the form of a "chipped" disc, or sickle.

In Moscow, the eclipse will begin March 20, 2015 at 9 hours and 12 minutes according to universal time or 12 hours 12 minutes Moscow. Maximum phase was 0.65, and 2:00 eclipse duration of 14 minutes. This means that most of the Sun disappears behind the Moon.

In St. Petersburg, the phase will amount to 0.78 for the same duration - and the Sun will appear in the form of a sickle. Most phase, which can be observed from the territory of Russia, will be 0.91 - in the Murmansk region on the border with Norway. With this coating the Sun can be seen darkening the sky!

Where to see the total solar eclipse on March 20?

Of course, no matter how unusual a partial eclipse, no astronomical phenomenon does not compare to the beauty and majesty of a full solar eclipse. But the Moon's shadow falling on the ground, narrow, and therefore likely to see in a lifetime total solar eclipse without leaving home town is small. Knowing this, many observers are willing to sacrifice time, money and comfort and go for a complete phase in the most remote and inhospitable corners of the earth - in deserts, mountains, islands.

The total solar eclipse on March 20 will be held away from the continent, but, as already mentioned, two hook archipelago - the Faroe Islands and Svalbard. On the islands of the Sun is completely hidden behind the disk of the Moon just 2 minutes with a little, but the spectacle, believe me, will be worth it!

As the last rays of the Sun will swallow the Moon, the earth suddenly plunged into darkness. animals quiet down, the temperature drops and the sky light up the stars. Closed Sun Moon around the planet Mercury appears (about 20 ° to the west), a little further - Mars. Dazzling bright Venus will turn to the east of the Sun. Right from the Sun will appear and a great summer triangle formed by the stars Vega, Deneb and Altair. To the left of the Sun - will bright winter constellations ... How unusual is to see them rising in the middle of a spring day!

Surprisingly will look and the Sun itself. Around the black disc of the Moon shine spill the solar corona - the outermost regions of the atmosphere of the star. Directly from the disc of the Moon can see the pink prominences. start and finish of the total phase can be observed such beautiful natural phenomena such as Diamond Ring Rosary or Bailey.


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