On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

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On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by phuketrichard » Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:43 pm

cool;
The skies will go dark in Thailand around midday on Boxing Day. The sun will partly vanish and a ghostly pall will shadow the Kingdom. But it’s all good. It’s a solar eclipse, a completely natural phenomenon.
While Singapore, Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia will all enjoy a full solar eclipse, Thailand will experience a partial one, whereby the moon only partly obscures the sun. In Bangkok, the sun will be obscured by 56%, and by 40% in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Mai. However, Yala will witness the most impressive spectacle, with the moon set to eclipse 81% of the sun in the southern city.
https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/environ ... ar-eclipse

since Yalla is expecting 81%, Phuket should be around 70%
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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by sigmoid » Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:08 pm

phuketrichard wrote:
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:43 pm
cool;
The skies will go dark in Thailand around midday on Boxing Day. The sun will partly vanish and a ghostly pall will shadow the Kingdom. But it’s all good. It’s a solar eclipse, a completely natural phenomenon.
While Singapore, Sri Lanka, India and Indonesia will all enjoy a full solar eclipse, Thailand will experience a partial one, whereby the moon only partly obscures the sun. In Bangkok, the sun will be obscured by 56%, and by 40% in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Mai. However, Yala will witness the most impressive spectacle, with the moon set to eclipse 81% of the sun in the southern city.
https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/environ ... ar-eclipse

since Yalla is expecting 81%, Phuket should be around 70%
Thanks for mentioning this. Hadn't heard anything about it. Actually it will be visible throughout most of the region.

Here's the global path:

https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/glo ... ecember-26

You can zoom in or change to the 2D map.
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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by pczz » Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:28 pm

i hope someone had the wits to warn the thais not to look at it with the naked eye!
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Post by phuketrichard » Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:51 am

countdown; :beer3:

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Post by SternAAlbifrons » Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:01 am

Good luck Solar fans.
I have been thru a few fairly complete solar eclipses, One "total".

Quite dramatic, in a spooky kind of way.
Definitely worth catching, better than drugs - you get a kind of strange sense of dis-location on a really deep level.
All your inbuilt unconscious senses are screaming - Hang on, something is just not right here!

'Hope you get a good one!
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Post by Doc67 » Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:31 am

It lasts for nearly four hours which seems odd, I saw a total eclipse in 1999 in the UK and it was all over and done with in less than 30 mins if my memory serves me. Anyway, here's the map...

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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by phuketrichard » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:20 am



8/21/2017 in the states
rally cool at 1:26
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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by Anthony's Weiner » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:36 am

pczz wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:28 pm
i hope someone had the wits to warn the thais not to look at it with the naked eye!
A person would have to be really stupid or maybe just uneducated to look at an eclipse with the naked eye

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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by Captain Bonez » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:44 am

You can use an xray to see it. I just took the best photo you're going to see of this thing today.

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Re: On Boxing Day the skies will go dark across Thailand – solar eclipse

Post by pczz » Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:50 am

Captain Bonez wrote:
Thu Dec 26, 2019 11:44 am
You can use an xray to see it. I just took the best photo you're going to see of this thing today.

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OMG, I never realised the sun was so small
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