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Astronomical research: Earth is on date with tomorrow’s hybrid eclipse of the Sun, which will not be visible in Egypt


Written by Mahmoud Ragheb

Wed, Apr 19, 2023 12:51 pm

Dr. Zad Al-Qadi, Chairman National Institute for Astronomical Research And the geologist and head of the Arab Society for Astronomy and Space Sciences, tomorrow, Jupiter, Earth is on a date with a hybrid (mixed) eclipse of the Sun that will not be seen in Egypt or the Arab region. April 20, 2023 CE.

El-Kadi pointed out that according to astronomical calculations carried out by the Institute’s Solar Research Laboratory, at three thirty-four minutes in the morning Cairo time, on Thursday, April 20, 2023, the eclipse begins in the form of a penumbral eclipse, and at sixteen minutes in the morning Cairo time, the eclipse is complete, when the moon eclipses the sun. fully inclusive, and its timing coincides with the conjunction of the month of Shawwal, 1444 Hijri. .

And he sees Annular eclipse (Northwest Peninsula and Barrow Island in Western Australia, and eastern parts of East Timor, Tamar Island and parts of Papua Province, Indonesia.) A partial eclipse will be visible in the south and east of the continent. Asia (Australia Continent – Pacific Ocean – Indian Ocean – Antarctica) .

The annular eclipse will disappear at a width of 49 km and last for 1 minute and 16 seconds. At the peak of the eclipse, the Moon’s disk covers about 101.3% of the entire Sun’s disk. (The eclipse lasts approximately five hours and twenty-five minutes from its beginning to its end, and cannot be seen in Egypt.)

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