The penguin solar eclipse #amacrojot #solareclipse #penguinastronomy

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A good day to be a penguin. A nice annular solar eclipse occurs on Tuesday, April 29. Nit many humans will be far enough cough to see, but the penguins should have a good view.

From national geographic.

“Penguin solar eclipse. With the new moon on Tuesday, April 29, at exactly 2:14 a.m. EDT, the lunar disk will partially cover the sun over Australia, a partial solar eclipse. Farther south, a lopsided annular “Ring of Fire” eclipse will occur near the horizon for a tiny, uninhabited sliver of Antarctica. Only penguins will most likely enjoy front-row seats to the sky spectacle.
The best seats in the house in Australia will be for observers along the southern coast of the continent, where up to 60 percent of the sun’s disk will be covered by the moon. ”

You can still tune in and watch it without leaving your couch. Slooh.com are broadcasting the event live, starting 2am eastern time

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