Solar Eclipse 2022: Here’s How India Witnessed The Eclipse This Diwali

by Sanjana Shenoy
Solar Eclipse 2022: Here’s How India Witnessed The Eclipse This Diwali

On October 25, India witnessed a partial solar eclipse or Surya Grahan. During the last solar eclipse of the year, the moon traversed between the earth and the sun. While the earth moved through the lunar penumbra. The beautiful partial solar eclipse took place when the moon partially blocked the sun. So, here’s how India witnessed the solar eclipse this Diwali.

Pictures To Show How India Witnessed The Partial Solar Eclipse

Here are some pictures to show you how India witnessed the partial solar eclipse this Diwali.

1. Stunning Solar Eclipse From Ayodhya’s River Sarayu

A Twitterati who goes by @Chitragupta1974, shared a breathtaking picture of the partial solar eclipse looming over Ayodhya’s river Sarayu. In the picture, you can see the blood-red eclipse in the sky, leaving a serene reflection in the river. 

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2. Students in Bhavnagar Gather To Witness The Eclipse

Twitterati @Urmil_D_Raval shared pictures of students gathering at an outreach programme in Bhavnagar to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse. Armed with binoculars and telescopes, the visitors soaked in the beauty of the eclipse. 

3. Beauty In The Skies Of Sundargarh, Odisha

Photographer, Gouri Sankar Patra captured the beauty of the partial solar eclipse in Odisha’s Sundargarh. The yellow solar eclipse coupled with the orange sunset looked no less than a painting.

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4. View Of The Eclipse From Delhi This Diwali

Abhay K took to Twitter to share a glimpse of the natural phenomenon from Delhi. During sunset time, the skies were bathed in orange, pink and yellow hues. A big crescent shape takes over the skies.

5. Glimpse Of The Eclipse From Maharashtra’s Dombivili

Twitterati @sarfiramusaffir shared a sneak peek of the breathtaking natural phenomenon from his rooftop in Dombivili. During sunset time, his pictures show how the moon partially blocks the sun.

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6. Video Of The Eclipse From Karnataka’s Kalburgi District

If the pictures haven’t left you awestruck, Twitterati @jagannathkumbar’s video of the phenomenon, certainly will. The video shows him zooming right into the sunset skies to give you a glimpse of the eclipse looming over an under-construction building.

Well folks, these are some pictures and Tweets that show you how India witnessed the partial solar eclipse on October 25. Do you have any pictures or stories about your experiences? Do share them with us in the comments section below.

Cover Image Courtesy:  @Chitragupta1974/ Twitter and @KatariyaKaluram/ Twitter