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Muscovites do not see a solar eclipse

March 29 2006
07:00

Muscovites and residents of suburbs are at risk do not see today a solar eclipse due to clouds, which will obscure the sky in the metropolitan area.

As described in Roshydromet, throughout the day in the city are expected first in this year's short rains. Minor clarification in the sky still possible, but to predict in advance whether they will be from 14:10 until 16:18, Moscow time, when the lunar shadow, covering the solar disk, we can observe in the Moscow region, is impossible.

During the day, the air temperature in the city will range from 3 to 5 degrees Celsius, the wind is blowing southwest at a speed of 3.8 meters per second.

The Russian Academy of Sciences reported that when low clouds eclipse can be observed with special astronomical instruments. "Ordinary citizens will be able to see that suddenly darkened," - noted the researchers. In Moscow, the solar disk will be closed on the shadow at 65%, the "Vision".

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