Annular Solar Eclipse: 26 December 2019

An Annular Solar Eclipse (ASE) will be visible on the morning of 26 December 2019 in India, with the annular track passing from southern Karnataka, northern Kerala through central Tamil Nadu.

Solar eclipses are of huge public interest and prodive an exceptional opportunity to promote science and scientific temper among the people, as well as challenge the myths surrounding the topic. The mass campaigns during past solar eclipses in India are unique in their range and reach.

Public Outreach Locations

Annular Solar Eclipse public events in India: Map

(ASI-POEC is collating infomration about ASE events: if you are organizing an event, register it here)

Tamil Nadu (with TNSF)

Karaikudi (contact: Manavalan 94426 79889)
Pudukkottai (contact: Manavalan 94426 79889)
Coimbatore (contact: Badusha 94868 27773)
Ooty (contact: Raju 94433 17439)
Tirpur (contact: Ramamoorthy 97860 73353,
Madurai (contact: Thiagarajan 94880 54683)
Tirchy (contact: Balakrishnan 94436 68881)
Chennai @Elliotts beach, Besant Nagar: Tea party from 8 am onwards, eating something obligatory! (BYOF) (contact: Udhayan 94444 53588, Malarvizhi 95433 22147)

Kerala (with KSSP)



Digital Eclipse Poster: English | Tamil | Kannada | Malayalam |

Printable Eclipse Poster (High-res): English | Tamil | Kannada | Malayalam |

Solar Eclipse Mannual (N.D. Hari Dass and Kamal Lodaya)

Solar Eclipse App (Alok Mandavgane, ASI-POEC)

Suryotsav (ASI-POEC)

Links to upcoming and past outreach events (including videos, slides and notes) may be found here.

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