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Surya Grahan 2021: Last Solar Eclipse Of the Year, Check Where, When and How to Watch

The total solar eclipse or Surya Grahan which is the last solar eclipse of 2021 will be witnessed across the world on Saturday 4 December.

Surya Grahan 2021: Last Solar Eclipse Of the Year, Check Where, When and How to Watch

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Dec 2021 9:29 AM GMT

The upcoming eclipse will be the last solar eclipse of this year that the world will experience on Saturday 4 December. The total solar eclipse covering the moon will be visible from Antarctica and nearby areas.

During the total lunar eclipse, the Sun will remain completely covered by the moon while in annular and partial eclipse the whole sun is not hidden only some parts of it remain obscured by the moon.


The last solar eclipse or Surya Grahan this year will start from morning 10:59 AM of 4 December and the total eclipse will be beginning from afternoon 12:30 PM. The maximum or whole of the eclipse will be occurring at 1:03 PM just after a few minutes of starting the total eclipse.

The total solar eclipse will be continued to last for time period of 4 hours and 8 minutes.


The Solar eclipse will be able to watch from the Indian Ocean, Pacific, Antarctica, Atlantic, South America, Africa and Australia as the eclipse will be visible in these places. People residing in the locations of Namibia and South Africa can slightly witness the partial solar eclipse including other areas nearby southern Africa.

Unfortunately, people from India will not be able to see the last solar eclipse as it will not be visible from the country situated north of the equator.


The live broadcast by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will provide the view of the solar eclipse from Union Glacier located in Antarctica and it can be tracked by skywatchers. The view will be streamed live on the YouTube channel of NASA.

Watching the eclipse with eyes naked may cause extreme loss of eyesight leading to blindness therefore even for a while the eclipse should not be viewed with naked eyes to avoid causing any harm.

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