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Solar eclipse 2021, how to observe the phenomenon?

28 May 2021

In June 2021, an exceptional astronomical event will be visible. An annular eclipse, let's see together how to prepare for it in order to be able to observe it.

Each year, there can only be a maximum of 7 eclipses. In order to make the most of this remarkable astronomical event, you must prepare for it. Fortunately, this eclipse will be observable from France.

When will the next solar eclipse take place?

The next observable solar eclipse is scheduled for June 10, 2021. This will begin at 10:12 a.m. (Paris, UTC + 2), its maximum will be reached at 12:41 p.m. and this exceptional phenomenon will end around 3:11 p.m.

Where to observe the solar eclipse?

In order to be able to observe the eclipse in the best conditions, you must refer to the centrality band. This is the area inside which the event can be seen. In the case of the annular ecplise of June 10, the centrality band will first pass through the North Pole, namely the North-East of Canada then the North-West of Greenland and finally the East of Russia.

Note that it will also be possible to contemplate this eclipse in its partial phase from the following countries: North of Asia, South-East of Europe and North-West of North America.

How to observe the solar eclipse?

Be careful, you must not observe the sun without equipment (ie with the naked eye), even when the eclipse is complete. To do so, you must first equip yourself with CE certified protective glasses and European 86/686 / EEC conformity. Fortunately, Lansa OpticWare has thought of you and has glasses adapted and compliant to be able to observe the eclipse in the best conditions. Note, however, that most glasses are disposable glasses. So do not keep them in anticipation of a future eclipse, their coating is worn by the rays).

We recommend a few minutes of observations and taking breaks in order to rest your eyes and limit the risks to the maximum.

When did the previous solar eclipse take place?

The last solar eclipse occurred on December 14, 2020. This event was a total eclipse, visible from Chile and Argentina only.

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