Solar Eclipse or Surya Grahan January 2019 Timings in India, Live Stream Online: A partial solar eclipse, the first in 2019, will take place on January 6 at 5 am IST. However, it will not be visible in India.
The partial eclipse will be visible in parts of northeast Asia and the North Pacific. An eclipse is a celestial phenomenon that takes place when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are aligned in a straight line.
During a partial solar eclipse, the Moon, the Sun and Earth don’t align in a perfectly straight line, and the Moon casts only the outer part of its shadow, the penumbra, on Earth. It turns dark during a total solar eclipse and temperatures dip since the Sun is completely blocked.
The partial solar eclipse will take place on January 6 starting 23:34:08 in UTC (Coordinated Universal Time). The phenomenon will last till 03:48:46 UTC. As per IST, the partial solar eclipse will take place between 5 am to 9.18 am on January 6.
It will not be visible in India, though it can be viewed from parts of Eastern Asia, including Siberia, Mongolia, northeast China, Japan, and Korea. It will also be visible from North Pacific Ocean, as well as southwest Alaska.