Astronomer It is best seen in the southernmost region of South America
ENext Monday, December 14, will be the last total solar eclipse in 2020. This is visible in much of South America, also in Africa and the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions.
This phenomenon, which has not occurred since July 2, 2019 and this time can be observed from French Polynesia, in the westernmost region of Antarctica, in the territory Continental and island Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, in some parts of Peru, Ecuador and Brazil, on some islands in the Atlantic and in southwestern Africa.
A total solar eclipse can only be observed in some areas in the south Chile and Argentina. In Colombia, it will not be so easy to appreciate, as it is in the north of the continent and is estimated to last approximately two minutes and can be seen from 13:03
On Monday, December 14, 2020, a total solar eclipse will take place in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, parts of Brazil and the adjacent oceans. pic.twitter.com/Ui8zuwqmGl
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Because it is one of the most attractive astronomical phenomena, in which the Moon intervenes with the Sun and casts its shadow, the Chilean authorities“Countries where this phenomenon can be seen as a whole recommend that people observe it with certified glasses, and also because of the coronavirus pandemic, they demand that crowds of people not accumulate.
Avoid the crowds, wear a mask and don’t forget to wash your hands. For #EclipseResponsable, take the necessary precautions and enjoy this great natural phenomenon safely
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Argentina will have too exclusive view of the eclipse, especially in the south of the country: the provinces of Neuqun, Ro Negro, Alumin, Junn de Los Andes, Las Coloradas, Piedra del Aguila, El Cuy, Sierra Colorada, Valcheta, San Antonio, Las Grutas and El Cndor.
There will be several countries where solar eclipses can be seen. In South America, this natural phenomenon can be observed in Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Peru, Ecuador and southern Brazil. In Chile and Argentina, an eclipse can be fully appreciated for about two minutes.
In other parts of the world, the eclipse will be visible on some islands in the Atlantic and in parts of southwestern Africa.
Although there are several countries in South America where solar eclipses can be observed on December 14, unfortunately the eclipses will not be visible in Colombia, Venezuela, Central America and Mexico.