Solar eclipse on 4 January 2011
In the festive season of new year, we also have solar eclipse in the menu to celebrate. On 4th January 2011, partial solar eclipse will be visible across Europe the Arabian peninsula,
In most of the places only 0 to 20 per cent of the Sun disc will be covered by moon and the eclipse will not be very easily noticeable.
Solar filter or projection method is recommended to view the eclipse as sun will never be totally invisible at the time of eclipse and bright light from it can harm eyes and even can cause blindness.
There will be four partial solar eclipse in 2011.
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(1st January 2011)