PARTIAL SOLAR ECLIPSE ON FRIDAY

Dhaka, 13 February: Bangladesh Meteorological Department,(Climate Division) inform that, a total solar eclipse will occur on 16-02-2018, Friday. It will start at 00 hour 56 minutes BST and will end at 04 hours 47 minutes BST. The greatest eclipse will occur at 02 hours 51 minutes 24 seconds BST. The magnitude of the greatest eclipse will be 0.598. This eclipse will not be visible in Bangladesh.

The eclipse will start at 04 hours 33 minutes 47 seconds LMT of 16-02-2018 in the Southern Ocean at the north-east of Syowa station of Antarctica. It will end at 18 hours 49 minutes 57 seconds LMT of 15-02-2018 at the north-east of Roque Perez town of Argentina. The greatest eclipse will occur at 21 hours 27 minutes 24 seconds LMT of 15-02-2018 at the north-west of Neumayer station of Antarctica. The magnitude of the greatest eclipse will be 0.598 only at this place.