On June 21, The Northern Hemisphere, including India in the 24-hour cycle, When is the summer solstice 2020? is all set to witness the longest day of the year. This means today the sun will be at its highest position in the sky. The eclipse will be visible between 9:56 AM to 2:29 PM. Every year between June 20 and 22, the summer solstice occurs. As the solstice is autonomous of the particular pivot of the Earth, it can happen in any event, during the center of the night, as it will this year
What is Summer Solstice?
According to Ancient History with the Greek, the summer solstice is the day Vikings and America were celebrating in various ways.
Summer Solstice is celebrated in many countries around the globe, it is an astronomical event. The celebration is a type of traditional and is of cultural importance for many people. Many people celebrate the day by gathering at significant places with old rituals like bonfires, burning effigies as well as with newer ways like yoga, dance, etc.
The word solstice comes from Latin means ‘Sun stands still’, as the noticeable movement of the Sun’s path north or south stops before changing direction.
What makes June 21 special?
On this day, the Earth will be situated in its circle and the North Pole is at its most extreme tilt towards the Sun. The day likewise denotes the start of summer in the northern side of the equator. As the solstice happens simultaneously all around, it denotes the longest day for one side of the equator, and the briefest for another.
This day likewise agrees with annular sun powered shroud, International Day of Yoga, Father’s Day, and World Music Day this year.
Many people in India and the whole world had been waited to watch the annular solar eclipse. The first solar eclipse of this year, this celestial event will coincide with the summer solstice which is the longest day in Northern Hemisphere.
A portion of the spots where the ‘ring of fire’ or the annular sun oriented overshadowing will be obvious incorporate Suratgarh and Anupgarh in Rajasthan, Sirsa, Ratia, and Kurukshetra in Haryana, and Dehradun, Chamba, Chamoli, and Joshimath in Uttarakhand.
However, the solar eclipse in the event is not been observed by the naked eyes so government had made some rules:
Here are the tips issued by the government:
The sunglasses, goggles, exposed x-ray sheet or lampblack over a glass are to be avoided.
Make a pinhole in a card sheet and hold it under the Sun. At some separation, keep a screen of white paper. The Sun’s picture can be seen on this sheet. By altering the hole between the sheet and the screen, the picture can be made bigger.
Take a gander at the shadow of a hedge or a tree. With the holes between the leaves acting like a pinhole, various pictures of the overshadowed Sun can be seen on the ground.
Spread the ‘conservative’ cosmetics unit reflect with dark paper, with a little opening at the inside. Mirror the picture of the Sun on a removed divider in shadow. You can get an anticipated picture of the overshadowed Sun.
On the off chance that you can’t watch the shroud live, don’t stress. A few planetaria have sorted out webcasting of the occasion separated from arranging talks and conversations around it.
These remember the Nehru Planetarium for New Delhi and the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital, that have masterminded a virtual live broadcast of the occasion.
“If you missed the chance of the event or it passes by any chance, in India we need to hang up fixed for around 28 months for the following solar eclipse. The following sun powered shroud, which will be a halfway sunlight, based overshadowing, obvious from India will happen on October 25, 2022. It would be obvious in the western piece of India” said Aniket Sule, Chairperson, Public Outreach and Education Committee of the Astronomical Society of India.