But the solar eclipse will be visible only partially, over 50% in Bangkok, unlike in some cities of Indonesia, namely Palembang, Palu, Palangkaraya, and Ternate where total solar eclipse will take place and visible. Here the Sun will be completely hidden by the shadow of the Moon and the longest duration of totality will be 4 minutes and 9 seconds.
Partial solar eclipse will also be seen from Australia, India, China, South Korea, and Japan.
But in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and some northern and western countries of Asia, the eclipse won’t be visible.
A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, thereby totally or partially obscuring the image of the Sun for a viewer on Earth.
The eclipse tomorrow will only be visible across an area of Pacific Ocean, beginning in Indonesia, and ending in the northern Pacific Ocean.
If viewed from east of the international date line – for instance from Hawaii – the eclipse will take place on March 8. The first people will start to see a partial eclipse at 23.19 GMT.
If viewed from west of the international date line – in parts of Pacific including Indonesia, Malaysia, and large parts of South-East Asia and Australia – it will take place on March 9. The last people will see it at 04.34 GMT, according to The Mirror.
The eclipse will be total in Indonesia and the Central Pacific, starting at sunrise over Sumatra and ending at sunset north of Hawaii.
Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia will see about 50% partial eclipsed Sun. Australia, China, Japan, and Alaska will witness less than 50% partial eclipse.
Solar eclipse happen on average 2.4 times a year.
Thailand witnessed the last total eclipse on 24 October 1995 which lasted two minutes in several provinces, notably in Nakhon Sawan province.
The next total solar eclipse will be visible again in Thailand on 11 April 2070 or the next 54 years with the Moon shadow passing Prachuab Khiri Khan to the Northeast.
Here are some advice for safe watching of the dollar eclipse.
According to timeanddate.com, Never look directly at the Sun without proper eye protection as this will seriously hurt your eyes and even go blind.
Don’t look through the telescope’s eyepiece or side-mounted finder scope while projecting the Sun’s image to a screen.
Don’t use colour film, don’t use medical X-ray fim with images on them, don’t use smoked sunglasses, and don’t use ,CDs, IR computer floppy disks.
The only way to view the eclipse safely is to either project or filter the Sun’s rays.