Solar Eclipse 2010 This Day July 11 – A solar eclipse is scheduled to happen today, July 11, 2010. Unfortunately, there will be few places where it will be seen by spectators.
Solar eclipse occur when Moon passes between the Earth and the Sun. There are two kinds of solar eclipse, partial and total. Based on NASA’s statement, this particular solar eclipse is a total solar eclipse which will cover the Earth’s ground turning a day into darkness.
For those of you who are seeking the path and the time where the solar eclipse can be seen, NASA said that it will start at 2:15 p.m. Eastern Time in the north of New Zealand near the Cook Islands. It will then pass Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) and will end in Chile and Argentina at the southernmost tip of South America at 4:52 p.m. Eastern Time.
The best way to see the total solar eclipse will be at the Pacific Ocean at around 3:33 PM Eastern Time as it will be its peak which will lasts. Other small islands where the solar eclipse will pass include Tuamotu in French Polynesia and Tahiti.
Unfortunately, it won’t be visible to the most part of the world unlike the lunar eclipse that just recently happened.