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March 29 in Russia will be watching the solar eclipse

February 28 2006
10:28

March 29 at the territory of Russia will be watching a solar eclipse and the next will be seen only after 50 years.

Senior Researcher, Institute of Applied Astronomy RAS Nikolay Zheleznov reported that the band total eclipse will pass through the Karachay-Cherkessia, Stavropol, Kalmykia, Dagestan, Volgograd region, the Altai Territory and Tuva. Among the major cities of the total eclipse can be seen only in Astrakhan.

In St. Petersburg, for example, at 15:10 GMT you can see the maximum phase of the eclipse - the Moon will be covered almost half the diameter of the sun.

Recall that the last solar eclipse in Russia happened March 9, 1997, according to News

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