Surya Grahan or Solar Eclipse which occurs on January 15, 2010, will be visible in Southern regions of India like – South Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This solar eclipse is known as Annular Solar Eclipse. This Surya Grahan will be visible in Africa, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. In Asia, this Surya Grahanam will be visible in Middle East countries like Bahrain, Qatar, Dubai, Oman and Saudi Arabia. In other Asian countries, this Grahan will also be visible in Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Malaysia, China, Singapore and Indonesia.
The Universal Time for this Surya Grahan’s greatest phase will be 07:07:39. As per Indian Standard Time, the greatest time for Surya Grahan – afternoon 1:20 hrs. The grahanam starts at 11:29 in the morning and ends at 3:46 afternoon. Surya Grahanam on January 15, 2010 will be visible in South Kerala and South Tamil Nadu. The town that may visit Surya Grahanam are – Trivandrum and Kollam in Kerala and Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Madurai, Tanjavur, Kumbakonam and Thoothukudi.