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When do Solar and Lunar eclipses occur?
The new century has just begun and already the longest solar eclipse that will occur in the 21st century is about to take place – on 22 July the Moon will completely eclipse the Sun for up to 6 minutes and 39 seconds. This event will, however, only be observable in parts of India, China and the Pacific region.
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Last update: 03/08/2009 09:32:59