What do Patna, India, and Wuhan, China, have in common?

And the Ryukyu Islands in Japan, too?

Well, they are three of the cities that lie in the path of totality of the century’s most dramatic eclipse on 22 July 2009. At its longest point, the eclipse will plunge the morning into total darkness for 6 minutes and 39 seconds.

To whet your appetite a bit, check out the animations for Patna, India and Wuhan, China below. The times for key points of the eclipse in UT/GMT, as well as local times, are provided below.

Patna, India

Patna, India animation

That was Patna. Now, here is Wuhan.

Wuhan, China

Wuhan, China animation


Tags: , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: