Don’t look up: The first solar eclipse of 2022 will appear in the sky today 2022-04-30 12:59:20


A solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves between the sun and the earth, blocking part of the sun’s light from our view and casting a shadow on the earth.

The eclipse will be visible in Chile, Argentina, most of Uruguay, western Paraguay, southwestern Bolivia, southeastern Peru, and a small area in southwestern Brazil, According to NASAas well as the northwest coast of Antarctica and parts of the Atlantic Ocean, the South Pacific Ocean, and the Southern Ocean.
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If you are in one of the areas where the eclipse appears, be careful. NASA advises that spectators wear solar or eclipse viewing glasses — which provide greater eye protection than regular sunglasses — to look at the eclipse.

And if you’re not in the eclipse path, you can still check out the astronomical marvel online. The eclipse will be broadcast live from its beginning at approximately 2:45 PM EST to its end at 6:37 PM EST.
There will be another partial solar eclipse in October, NASA says. The next eclipse will be visible in Europe, northeastern Africa, the Middle East and western Asia.