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Annular solar eclipse on December 26

Two men sit on a bridge to watch an annular solar eclipse in Zhengzhou, Henan province, January 15, 2010. The longest, ring-like solar eclipse of the millennium started on Jan 15, with astronomers saying the Maldives was the best place to view the phenomenon that will not happen again for over 1,000 years. Photo: Reuters/Donald Chan

A partial solar eclipse will be visible on December 26 in Bangladesh if the sky remains clear, according to Bangladesh Meteorological Department.

The solar eclipse will begin at 8.30am and end at 2.05pm (BST), said the BMD.

Apart from Bangladesh, the eclipse will be visible in India, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.

People are requested to visit www.bmd.gov.bd/astronomy/eclipse for particulars.

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