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India will witness an Annular Solar eclipse on June 21, 2020. To address issues like travel restrictions, bad weather, combined with various misconceptions and pseudo-scientific rumours that may hamper people from seeing the spectacle, the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune in collaboration with ASI-POEC is organizing a live interactive session. Join in to see combined feeds from all over the country and a host of experts from the scientific community speaking on the subject of Eclipses, Astronomy, related careers etc.

Annular Solar Eclipse

21 June, 2020

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Annular Solar Eclipse – June 2020

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