The solar eclipse of January 15, 2010 is an annular eclipse of the Sun with a magnitude of 0.9190.
This is the longest annular solar eclipse of the millennium, and the longest until December 23, 3043, with a maximum length of 11 mins and 7.8 seconds. (The solar eclipse of January 4, 1992 was longer, at 11 minutes, 41 seconds, occurring in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.)
After 108 years it just Happened.
Jan. 15, 2010
Manila Bay, Philippines
Dehkade, Karaj, Iran
Weishan Lake, Shandong, China
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Bükk mountains of Hungary
Degania A, Israel
Sizihwan, Kaoshung City, Taiwan
Solar eclipse Jan 15, 2010 in Chiang Mai, Thailand
A view of a partial solar eclipse over Gaza City.
A crescent on the minaret of a mosque is reflected in the eclipse
The moon starts its path across the sun, obscuring a portion of it.
The best place to view the eclipse from India is Dhanushkodi in Pamban Island off Tamil Nadu coast.
Best Place to watch the eclipse of 2010 in India: Dhanushkodi in Pamban Island off Tamil Nadu coast
Solar eclipse 2010 in India on Jan 15, Fire Ring event once in a blue moon