The first Solar Eclipse (Surya Grahan) of the year 2016 will take place on 8 / 9th March 2016. It is a Total Solar Eclipse (Sampurn Surya Grahan).
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partly obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
A total solar eclipse occurs when the Moon’s apparent diameter is larger than the Sun’s, blocking all direct sunlight, turning day into darkness.
Totality occurs in a narrow path across Earth’s surface, with the partial solar eclipse visible over a surrounding region thousands of kilometres wide
I am sure you might be wanting to know about the regions where totality will occur and where you will be able to see partial solar eclipse.
9 March 2016 Solar Eclipse Visibility Path on World Map :
From the 9th March 2016 Solar Eclipse Visibility Path on World Map Photo you will come to know that total solar eclipse or totality will be visible from parts of Indonesia including Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and from locations in the Pacific Ocean.
Apart from this, partial solar eclipse will be visible to observers in northern and eastern Australia, in South Asia, and in East Asia.
The largest city along the path of totality is Palembang in southern Sumatra (423 km from Jakarta and 478 km from Singapore).
9th March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse UTC Timing :
Start of Partial Eclipse : 03/08/16 23:19 UTC
Start of Total Eclipse : 03/09/16 00:15 UTC
Maximum Eclipse : 03/09/16 01:59 UTC
End of Total Eclipse : 03/09/16 03:38 UTC
End of Partial Eclipse : 03/08/16 04:34 UTC
Totality will last for 4 minutes and 9 seconds.
9th March 2016 Solar Eclipse Timing in India :
In India, a partial solar eclipse will be visible between 5:07 am to 6:47 am.
The Solar Eclipse is not visible in western parts of India – Western Maharashtra, Gujarat and Western Rajasthan.
As we all know watching solar eclipse with naked eye is dangerous as it can spoil your eyes, so these days people prefer to watch live streaming of solar eclipse on internet or on television.
Hence there would be many people searching for Live Telecast and Live Streaming of 9th March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse.
9 March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Live Streaming :
Live streaming of 9th March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse will be available on below mentioned websites –
9 March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse Live Telecast :
Live Telecast of the 9th March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse will be available on NASA TV, Fox News, CNN, BCC, and many other international news channels.
In India, Live Telecast of the 9th March 2016 Total Solar Eclipse will be available on major News channels like ABP Nws, Aaj Tak, India TV, Times Now, NDTV, Zee News, TV9, etc.