Northern Sri Lanka will witness an annular eclipse on 26th December 2019. Ancients feared solar eclipses and considered them as a sign of an evil to come. Yet some philosophers of antiquity understood that solar eclipses happen when sun is obscured by moon. Modern science enabled calculation of the dates and times of eclipses occurrences to utmost precisions. Measurements conducted during solar eclipses had also unraveled many physical phenomena. Today a total or an annular eclipse appearing in the skies above the land you live is regarded a blessing. These awesome celestial events arouse curiosity and masses watching the display,…

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