Christian ministries prepare to preach the Gospel on day of solar eclipse

Geronimo Vena
Agosto 9, 2017

The first total solar eclipse visible from the US mainland since 1979, and the first where totality will sweep across the continent in 99 years, the upcoming eclipse is causing quite a stir.

Lunar eclipse (Moon Eclipse 2017 In India) partially began on Monday night at 10:55 pm and was last for about two hours. Experience totality, then, as soon as the bright Sun begins to reappear, replace your solar viewer to glance at the remaining partial phases. It's a sure thing that on August 21, the moon's shadow will darken the skies over a wide swath of North America, with the band of totality sweeping from OR to SC.

The Nehru Planetarium had chose to set up telescopes to help visitors observe the moon before the eclipse and the partial phases of the eclipse at the Teen Murti lawns, however, the plan had to be put on hold due to bad weather. She also advises against viewing the eclipse through binoculars or a telescope.

The eclipse takes place August 21 between 10 and 10:15 a.m.

This event was a partial eclipse which meant that only part of the moon passed through the earth's shadow.

Both lunar and solar eclipses occur only when one of the Moon's two orbital nodes, the points at which an object crosses a plane of reference, crosses the ecliptic or path of the Earth in its orbit around the Sun.

Thousands and Thousands of Solar Eclipses, all these years; what would be even new, you might think?

Another website,, is another storehouse of eclipse information.

Eric Hamilton, a UW-Madison science writer, said he was surprised by how many attendees at Madison eclipse talks so far indicated that they planned to travel for a better view of the astronomical event.

During a Full Moon, a total lunar eclipse occurs. This will be the first time that an eclipse will move from the West and East coasts in 99 years.

Never look at the sun directly without proper eye protection.

To say people are excited about this month's total solar eclipse would be an understatement.

It is set to happen locally at 2:45 p.m.

Using a projection method to view the sun.

"There's actually a citizens science project to encourage people to record what they see and hear animals doing during the eclipse", Smalley told WJBF NewsChannel 6.

Specialised solar filters known as "eclipse glasses" should be worn directly and used with equipment such as binoculars and cameras.

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