Shocking pictures were captured by users
Through social networks, various users shared photos of the solar eclipse from their location. It can be found in Piura, Iquitos, Tarapoto, Trujillo, Callao, Lima, Chosica and other areas.
Solar eclipse in Trujillo
A solar eclipse was visualized in Koma
Photos of the solar eclipse in Lima
Solar eclipse in Lima and Piura
The Peruvian Space Agency-Conita broadcasts live how the solar eclipse develops in Lima, Peru and other parts of the country and comments:
The eclipse continues in Iquitos and has not yet reached its maximum point
Solar eclipse in Iquitos
Climatologist Patricio Valderrama-Murillo posted this image of the solar eclipse in Iquitos at this time:
Solar eclipse at Sosika
They also provided their specially equipped telescopes at the Universidad Peruana Union in Sochica to view the eclipse. They pointed out that only special glasses or No. 14 welder’s glasses should be used to view the sun.
Tips for viewing a solar eclipse without damaging your eyesight
Dr. Valentina Gracia, ophthalmologist at OftalmoMedic, offers top tips for viewing the solar eclipse and taking care of your vision health:
1. Use solar eclipse glasses: Use ISO certified glasses to ensure they meet international safety standards. These glasses have special filters that block UV radiation and intense sunlight, providing adequate protection to the eyes.
2. Don’t use regular sunglasses or homemade filters: Regular sunglasses or homemade filters like X-rays, DVDs or CDs do not provide enough protection from solar radiation. Using these alternative methods can lead to serious eye injuries.
3. Be aware of the moment: The phenomenon will be displayed momentarily only when the eclipse is total.
4. Supervision: For greater safety, it is recommended to observe the solar eclipse in an astronomical observatory under the supervision of trained experts.
Solar eclipse in Tumbes
This is how we saw the sun through some of the welding glasses used by the Canal N camera during the afternoon
Solar eclipse in Trujillo
Dozens of people line up outside an observatory at Trujillo National University. If you have special contact lenses, experts recommend that you don’t watch it as it can damage your eyesight.
Abraham Levy, the well-known “weatherman,” thus reports on a solar eclipse
Live streaming of the solar eclipse in the US
This is NASA’s live broadcast of the solar eclipse. The solar eclipse will cover almost the entire American continent. It can be appreciated somewhat in Peru.
Times of maximum eclipse obscurity in Peru
According to the Geophysical Institute of Peru, Lima, Iquitos and Dagna, these are the maximum occultation times of the solar eclipse in Peru.
IGP’s recommendations for viewing the solar eclipse in Peru
The partial solar eclipse in Peru is just around the corner. The IGP shares three important recommendations that you should take into account to witness this astronomical phenomenon:
It’s almost time to see the solar eclipse in Peru
In conversation with AndeanNober Beyella said that the eclipse will begin to be visible Afternoon in Peru.
In our country, in the capital of Loreto and in other provinces in this region, such as Ramon Castilla and Putumayo, it can be seen in an ideal range between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., on average.
Iquitos and its status of privilege
Researcher IGP Nober Payella noted Andean 85% probability from Iquitos is the most popular scenario.
And he recalled that there are Three main phases of the event: The beginning of the eclipse, the central moment of maximum eclipse and the final time of the event.
The IGP gives the exact time to view the eclipse
Through its social networks, the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) confirmed the hours for viewing the solar eclipse from our country.
Minsa’s Tips to Avoid Retinal Damage
These are the notes Ministry of Health To prevent damage to your vision:
- Do not look directly at the solar eclipse without protection.
- If you want to see the eclipse, Use special glassesThese are ISO 12312-2 certified lenses and are no ordinary sunglasses.
- Also don’t look at the sun with or without an eclipse 30 secondsEven if you use security.
- Do not view the Sun with or without an eclipse through optical devices such as Cameras, smartphones, binoculars or binoculars.
- Homemade filters They are not used to see the sun. Neither will an X-ray film, as none of these components protect your eyes from damage from UV and infrared light.
MINSA warns of visual hazards during a solar eclipse
A warning has been issued from the Department of Health against the astronomical event that will occur this Saturday the 14th, mainly due to the risk of damage to the retina due to the lack of appropriate equipment. In some cases it is irreversible.
“The retina is a layer of light-sensitive tissue found at the back of the eye. Intense sunlight can damage the retinal cells, causing vision loss,” he said. Sometimes From a statement.
From which parts of Peru can you see the solar eclipse?
You can clearly see this phenomenon in the sky. Ministry of the Environment (MINAM), through the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) states that it is visible from places where the solar eclipse occurs Northern and northeastern PeruThis compares to other parts of our country.
In that sense, places like Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, La Libertad, Cajamarca, Amazonas, San Martín and Loreto They are very popular.
What should I remember during a solar eclipse?
Even with the use of protective equipment, experts recommend that citizens never look directly at the sun during an eclipse. A Safe viewTo comply with the ISO 12312-2 standard and to carry the CE certificate, it is necessary to use special glasses designed to provide adequate protection.
If you don’t have a telescope with a solar filter or mylar paper, there is an option See eclipse indirectly By projecting an image of the sun onto a surface.
What does a solar eclipse consist of?
According to Dr. Eric Mesa, a researcher at the Directorate of Astronomy and Space Sciences (Diazof the Peruvian Space Agency (Conidia), the Moon does not completely cover the Sun.
“Because, in those circumstances, it would be somewhat farther from the Earth, so that it would occupy a smaller circular area in the sky than the Sun. In other words, because the Moon is farther away, its apparent size in the sky “will be smaller, and then, it will not be able to completely cover the royal star,” Peruvian said. The scientist explained. Andean.
Chenamhi offers recommendations for viewing the eclipse
In an interview RPPRosario Julca, engineer and expert at the National Meteorological and Hydrological Service of Peru (Senamhi), shared some recommendations for people who want to witness this astronomical phenomenon.
“For the Peruvian territory, it is best appreciated from 11:30 a.m. to noon, precisely, Iquitos is the darkest. The most important recommendation, according to Ministry of HealthAt that time the sun is not directly looked at,” he suggested.
Do not look directly at the solar eclipse
As part of the preparations for the solar eclipse, expert Rosario Julca explained that “there are special lenses or glasses that allow us to appreciate this phenomenon”. “In Peru It seems to me that they don’t sell them, but there is a dark, black glass equivalent,” he suggested.
In addition, these measures are due to the fact that “radiation emitted by the energy can cause damage, so it is better,” he explained.Avoid further exposure”.
Times and places to view the solar eclipse in Peru
The possibility of observing an astronomical phenomenon depends mainly on Weather (clouds) of one’s place. In Peru, you are a witness Partial eclipse of the sunBut without reaching the annular eclipse, the location of our territory is outside the band, thereby revealing it ‘Ring of Fire’.
In LimaThe event starts at 12.29.13 PM and ends at 3.31.01 AM, with a maximum ending time of 02.04.22 PM.
In IquitosThe eclipse starts at 12:11:08 PM and ends at 3:30:15 PM, with maximum at 1:56:03 PM. The duration will be 3 hours, 19 minutes and 7 seconds.
This Saturday, October 14, is a solar eclipse in Peru
On October 14, 2023, our region will witness a partial solar eclipse. This astronomical phenomenon consists of the Moon passing between the Earth and the Sun, but not completely covering the Sun’s disk.
Instead of blocking the star’s light completely, as happens in a total solar eclipse, The Moon covers only part of the Sun’s disk Visible from Earth.