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Astronomers speak about solar eclipse's impact on Azerbaijan

Other News Materials 31 May 2011 18:57
A partial eclipse will occur at 1:07 am on June 1 night, Director of the N.Tusi Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory Eyyub Guliyev told Trend on Tuesday.
Astronomers speak about solar eclipse's impact on Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 31 / Trend I.Isabalayeva /

A partial eclipse will occur at 1:07 am on June 1 night, Director of the N.Tusi Shamakhi Astrophysical Observatory Eyyub Guliyev told Trend on Tuesday.

He said a solar eclipse will not observed in Azerbaijan. This astrological event mainly can be observed in countries located closer to the pole.

The solar eclipse is not considered as a dangerous astrological phenomenon, Guliyev said. Therefore, it does not have an impact on Azerbaijan.

He said this will be the second solar eclipse in 2011. The first solar eclipse occurred on Jan.4.
A total lunar eclipse will occur on June 15, a partial solar eclipse on Nov.25 and total lunar eclipse on Dec.10.

During a solar eclipse the moon covers the sun. At a time of a total eclipse created an opportunity to observe the outer layer of the solar atmosphere (chromosphere and corona). It lasts at most seven minutes, but in most cases, one - two minutes.

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