The partial eclipse was seen only in parts of Australia and New Zealand as it took place nearly entirely over open waters of Antartica. "People who are sick or exhausted, may not fast during the eclipse period".
"The opportunity for photographers to catch a glimpse of this is spectacular because, although there are a fair few lunar eclipses, we won't see another like this for quite some time". There has not been a solar eclipse on Friday the 13th since December 13, 1974, according to NASA.
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To view the partial eclipse, people should wear proper glasses to protect their eyes from the Sun.
Experts have prohibited directly viewing the eclipse without safety measures. Most of the people these days do not follow these practises.More news: CDC issues blunt warning about Honey Smacks as outbreak grows to 100
Researchers say the eclipse is important because it will enable astronomers to study the outer realm of the Sun, known as the corona. In the absence of sunlight, the bacteria tend to get active, which could affect the nutritive profile of your food and prove detrimental to health. In amatter of fact one should also avoid cooking at this point of time. The eclipse will be a partial one - when the Moon slips past, only partially concealing the Sun.
Another historical association with the unlucky date is that King Philip of France arrested hundreds of Knights Templar on Friday, October 13, 1307.
When the two line up just right, the Moon obscures the entire Sun, and the skies go dark. On July 13, a partial solar eclipse will take place; on July 27, a lunar eclipse is expected to occur; and on July 31, the earth will be the closest it has been to Mars in 15 years. This eclipse will be the longest in this century and is expected to last for more than 100 minutes.More news: Behind President Trump's claim of new funding from North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members
Astronomers said that the eclipse will begin at 1:48 pm.