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Sunday, January 23, 2022

Partial solar eclipse set to darken Irish skies tomorrow

A partial solar eclipse is due to occur tomorrow morning, where half of the suns diameter will be covered.

This will be the deepest partial eclipse since March 2015.


Astronomy Ireland have also said there will not be an eclipse similar to the one tomorrow until March 2025 in Ireland.

If skies are clear tomorrow, people in Ireland should have the opportunity to see this extremely rare event.

Eclipses occur a couple times a year, but are usually only accessible to see in inaccessible remote locations .


The eclipse tomorrow morning will be accessible about 50 degrees up in the southeast of the country.

It will begin just before 10am and will end just before 12:30pm.

The maximum eclipse will occur a few minutes after 11am, where everyone in the country should be able to view the spectacle, weather depending.

Those intending to view the spectacle are advised to not look directly at the sun and take necessary precautions.


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