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Web Desk
June 10, 2021

Surya Grahan 2021 live updates: World witnesses first solar eclipse of the year

Web Desk
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

File photo of a solar eclipse or Suraj Girhan.

KARACHI: The world witnesses the first solar eclipse of the year which started at 1:12pm PST but it will not be visible in Pakistan.

Astronomer and Director Institute of Space Science and Technology Karachi University Professor Dr Javed Iqbal said the eclipse would be visible in Russia, Greenland, Northern Canada, North Asia, Europe, and the United States.

The eclipse can be witnessed at 1:12pm Pakistani time, while it would be at its peak at 3:42pm and expectedly end at 4:34pm, the professor said.

"A ring of fire will be visible during the solar eclipse," he added.

NASA is livestreaming the Surya Grahan 2021 event.