Solar Eclipse 2021


When the Moon’s diameter appears smaller than the Sun’s, it blocks most of the Sun’s light, making it look like an annulus i.e in the form of a ring. That is why it is called Annular Solar Eclipse. When it’s a total eclipse, the disk of the Sun is fully obscured by the Moon, however, in partial and annular eclipses, only part of the Sun is obscured.


According to, the annular phase of this solar eclipse will be visible in parts of Russia, Greenland, and northern Canada. Also, Northern Asia, Europe, and the United States will see a partial eclipse.

However, much of Europe, most of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, the Atlantic, Arctic will witness a somewhat partial eclipse.

EVENT                                                                UTC TIME             NEW DELHI TIME

The first solar eclipse 2021 location of the partial eclipse begins          10 Jun, 08:12:20    10 Jun, 13:42:20

The first location to see a full eclipse begins              10 Jun, 09:49:50    10 Jun, 15:19:50

Maximum Eclipse                                              10 Jun, 10:41:54    10 Jun, 16:11:54

Last location to see the full eclipse end             10 Jun, 11:33:43    10 Jun, 17:03:43

Last location to see the partial eclipse end         10 Jun, 13:11:19    10 Jun, 18:41:19

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The first solar eclipse of the year is going to take place on Thursday, 10 June 2021. This time the solar eclipse will take place on the new moon day of Krishna Paksha of Jyeshtha month.

The solar eclipse on 10 June 2021 will be visible in Arunachal Pradesh and parts of Ladakh in India. This solar eclipse will be seen partially in North-East America, Europe, Asia, Northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, while Greenland, Northern Canada, and Russia will see the full solar eclipse.

Eclipse has great importance in astrology. No auspicious tasks are done during this time. Since this solar eclipse will be partially visible in India. Therefore, during this period the Sutak period will not be valid nor will there be any restriction on any kind of work.