Partial solar eclipse seen in Siberia
Published time: 19 Mar, 2007 09:16 Edited time: 19 Mar, 2007 12:16
Partial solar eclipse in the Altay republic made day look like night. Day turned in to night in the city of Gorno-Altaysk, the capital of the Altay republic in Western Siberia. Thousands took to the streets as the area experienced an eclipse of the s
The moon partially covered the sun shadowing the bright sunlight and then the city fell into darkness for more than 2 minutes. Thousands of people left their homes and offices to get a glimpse of the phenomenon.The area saw a partial eclipse last March and there will be another one in August next year. But then scientists say it will be three generations – almost 200 years – before the region will see one again.