This Tuesday, October 25, there will be another eclipse solar in some parts of the world. In Spain it can also be observed, although only some regions of our country will be able to enjoy the splendor of this astronomical phenomenon. However, unlike on other occasions, this eclipse will be partialbecause it cannot be seen in its entirety from anywhere.
In this phenomenon, which occurs from time to time on our planet, it happens when the Moon gets in the way of the Sun’s light, projecting its shadow on Earth, as explained by NASA. Thus, this Tuesday the three stars will align to produce this effect, although the eclipse will be partial.
But at what time and from where can you see the solar eclipse in Spain? do
Where and what time can you see the solar eclipse in Spain
The solar eclipse of october 25 it will be visible from central and western Asia, northeast Africa, and from much of Europe. Those countries further north-west they will be able to observe it in a better way, Russia being one of the best located countries, where up to 86% of the Sun will be eclipsed.
For its part, in Spain the eclipse will not be able to be seen clearly in all parts of the country. Girona and Barcelona They will be the best provinces to see the eclipse, with a magnitude of up to 12% and 10% respectively. Other locations on the Peninsula such as the Balearic Islandsthe north of the Valencian Communitythe north of Castile and León, Asturias, cantabria, The Rioja, Basque Country, Navarra, Aragon and part of Cataloniawhere 10% will not be reached.
However, from as many other provinces of Spain it will not be possible to observe this solar eclipse. This is the case of the peninsular center, the southwest and the Canary Islands, where this phenomenon will not be visible this coming Tuesday.
It will be from 11:33 hours when this eclipse begins to be visible in the sky of the mentioned locations, especially in Barcelona. The best time to observe it will be at 12:07 hourswhen the star reaches its maximum magnitude, while it will end up around the 12:42 hours.
How to see and risks of the solar eclipse
Looking directly at the sun during a solar eclipse can cause certain risks that must be taken into account when observing this astronomical phenomenon. Observing it can lead to health problems for those who do, severely damaging the eyes.
Thus, experts recommend that you only look at the Sun during an eclipse if you have a approved filter oo of some ‘eclipse glasses’ approved by the European Union, which can be used for this solar observation as long as the instructions are followed.
In addition, you can also observe the eclipse by seeing its image projected on some type of screen located in the shade.
Next solar eclipse in Spain
To observe the next solar eclipse from our country we will have to wait for March 29, 2025, when this phenomenon can be observed from all over the country. For its part, the next eclipse solar total will not take place until August 12, 2026.