Follow today's partial solar eclipse live

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Follow today's partial solar eclipse live

This Tuesday, October 25, a spectacular visual phenomenon is coming to Barcelona and part of the eastern, northern and northwest of Spain: the Moon will cover a part of the Sun during noon and will form a partial eclipse of the Sun.

An eclipse occurs when there is a perfect alignment (or almost) of the Sun, the Moon and the Earth itself. Earth. If there is a  Sun-Earth-Moon alignment, it is our satellite that enters the shadow of the Earth and we have a Eclipse of the Moon . If the alignment is Sun-Moon-Earth, it is the Moon that leaves us in the shadow and an eclipse of the Sun is produced.

< p> The one for this Tuesday is partial and will be covered. about 82% of the solar disk. That is, the sun will be seenin the shape of a crescent and will have a a approximate duration of 244 minutes (just over 4 hours).

Beginning, peak and end

However, in Spain ;a will reach a maximum magnitude of 0.12 in Girona, 0.10 in Barcelona and below 0.10 in the rest of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Aragon, Navarra, La Rioja, the Basque Country, Cantabria, Asturias and the north of the Valencian Community and Castilla y León.

The astronomical phenomenon in Spain begins at 11:33 a.m. peninsular time, reaching its peak at 12:07 p.m. in Barcelona strong> and ending almost at 12:43 p.m. you can follow its evolution live:

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