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Sunday, July 12, 2009

Philippines to witness solar eclipse on July 22

Solar eclipse, a rare natural phenomenon will happen this july and the Philillipines is one of the place where it could be seen.

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PAGASA said that a solar partial eclipse will be witness in the Philippines on July 22, 2009. the eclipse will start in Metro Manila at exactly 8:33:01 a.m. The eclipse's full visibility will be seen at 9:43 a.m. and will end at 11:01:51 a.m.

Pagasa also warned spectator to avoid looking directly at the solar eclipse without safety eye devices. wWe can use X-ray films, sun glasses, smoked glass, photographic films and negatives or we can view the eclipse by indirect viewing by projectng the image with a pinhole camera.

The Philippines will witness a partial solar eclipse on July 22, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Thursday. The state weather bureau said the path of the moon's umbral shadow will begin in India and is expected to cross Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Central China, the Pacific Ocean, Ryukyu Island, Marshal Island and Kiribati.

It said a partial eclipse will be witnessed in several parts of the Philippines including Metro Manila, Calayan Island, Laoag City, Tuguegarao City, Baguio City, Angeles City in Pampanga, Puerto Princesa in Palawan, Lucena City, Naga City, Iloilo, Cebu, Zamboanga, Sulu, Davao and General Santos City.

Source : http://ph.news.yahoo.com/abs/20090710/tph-philippines-to-witness-solar-eclipse-8061bf7.html

1 comment:

Laibeus Lord said...

Hmm... according to PAG-ASA, we should avoid using X-Rays, Negatives, Water reflection, sun glasses, smoked glass. ^_^

Well according to PAG-ASA via the Inquirer :p

-> http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/topstories/topstories/view/20090716-215764/Partial-solar-eclipse-to-be-seen-July-22

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