Rare solar eclipse in UAE after 172 years
The sun will be covered 91.93 per cent, which will create quite a stellar treat for observers.
UAE timings to view the event
. Duration: 2 hours 21 minutes 32 seconds
. Duration of annularity: 2 minutes 47 seconds
. Sunrise: 7.01.39 am
. Full annular eclipse begins: 7.35.21am
. Maximum: 7.36.43am
. Full annular eclipse ends: 7.38.08am
. Partial ends: 8.52.34am
(Times are shown in local time)
Don’t watch with naked eyes
*Watching the annular solar eclipse with naked eyes could damage the eyes and even cause blindness
*Observers should use proper equipment to view the event and visit qualified astronomy centres
The annular phase will only be visible from Liwa.