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Watch: Solar eclipse 2019 live from Kerala (Source: The Hindu 26-12-2019)


Different stages of solar eclipse seen in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, on December 26, 2019



                  Parts of Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are witnessing an annular solar eclipse, where the Sun appears as a ring (annulus) around the Moon. Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth. This annular solar eclipse will also be visible from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.


Solar eclipse at 11:04 am from Cheruvathur, Kerala