LAHORE (Staff Report) – The eastern areas of Pakistan will Wednesday morning partially witness first solar eclipse of 2016, as there will be no such sight visible from Pakistan till December 26, 2019.
The 100% solar eclipse will only be visible from parts of Indonesia including Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and from locations in the Pacific Ocean. However partial sight will be available for South Asian countries, Australia and in East Asian region.
According to information available with Daily Pakistan Global, the solar eclipse will begin at 04:19am (PST) and it will reach its maximum point at 06:00am (PST) on March 9, 2016. The eclipse will end at 9:35am (PST).
The greatest degree of eclipse (1.044 magnitude) will be visible in Indonesia and other pacific countries at 6:57am (PST), which will last for 4 minutes and 14 seconds.