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Pakistan will experience a ‘Ring of Fire’ tomorrow

Annual Solar eclipse popularly known as ‘Ring of Fire’ will be visible tomorrow in Pakistan. Met Department has informed that it will be visible for two to three hours.

Nadeem Faisal head of MET department climate data processing while being interviewed by a journalist said: ‘ An annular solar eclipse occurs when the Moon covers the Sun’s centre, leaving the Sun’s outer edges to form a ‘ring of fire’, or annulus, aro­u­nd the Moon’. He further informed that the partial eclipse will begin at 8:46am and end at 2:34pm (PST). It will be at its peak at 11:40am

Pakistan has already experienced two lunar eclipses this year on January 10 and June 5-6

Fawad Chaudhry, the federal Minister for Science and Technology, cautioned the public in his tweet that viewing the ‘ring of fire’ with naked eyes can be damaging for eyes.

Fawad Chaudhry, the federal Minister for Science and Technology, cautioned the public against looking directly at the eclipse as it can damage the eyes

Renown Scientist Dr Abdul Qadir khan also tweeted about the solar eclipse and advised eclipse watchers to only use glasses for protection.

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