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Rare Solar Eclipse started in Bangladesh

 Science & IT Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:43 AM, 26 December 2019  

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The world is witnessing a rare Solar Eclipse on Thursday. During this, there will be a ring of fire around the sun — what the scientists called ‘Ring of Fire’. 

The last time people saw such a scene was 172 years ago. The Solar Eclipse ‘Ring of Fire’ is also seen from Bangladesh. 

The Solar Eclipse has started in Dhaka at 9:04:18 am and will continue till 12:06:42 pm. 

According to space scientists, the cosmic scene will last for 2.5 hours. The moon will cover more than 90 percent of the sun, which can be viewed by the naked eye.

Solar eclipse has also started in Mymensingh from 9:06:00 and continue till 12:08:24 pm, in Chattogram from 8:55:36 am and continue till 11:58 pm, in Sylhet from 9:00:36 am and continue till 12:03:00 pm, in Khulna 9:05:42 am and continue till 12:08:06 pm, in Barishal 9:02:18 am and continue till 12:04:42 pm, in Rajshahi 9:12:12 am and continue till 12:14:36 pm, and in Rangpur 9:12:48 am and continue till 12:15:12 pm. 

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