The maximum phase was at 11.37am when the eclipse was 70%
A partial solar eclipse was seen in Mumbai on Sunday between 10am and 1.27pm through an overcast sky. The maximum phase was at 11.37am when the eclipse was 70%.
Some regions in north India, however, had the rare sight ing of an annular eclipse in which the moon covers the central region of the sun and the rim of the sun appears as a ring of fire in the sky.
Nehru Science Centre went live from its terrace at Worli. Director Shivprasad Khened said many students joined the live streaming, suggesting a growing interest in astronomy and astrophysics.
Chintamani Pai, co-founder of Space Geeks, said live streaming was provided from Uttarakhand. “One of our co-founders, Virendra Yadav, captured the eclipse from there and transmitted the progress to our Facebook page,” Pai said.