Oregonians will get another chance to witness a solar eclipse in 2023

PORTLAND Ore. (KPTV) – Six years after the whole photo voltaic eclipse that noticed 1000’s collect in Oregon, viewers might get one other likelihood at witnessing the distinctive occasion, this time with an annular eclipse in 2023.

According to NASA, an annular eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the solar and earth whereas the moon is on the farthest level from earth.

Unlike the 2017 complete photo voltaic eclipse, the whole thing of the solar received’t be obscured by the moon. Instead, a vivid solar ring will observe alongside the sides of the moon.

In the United States, the eclipse will go from Oregon to Texas on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2023. Oregonians in Reedsport will likely be first to catch glimpse of the eclipse at 9:13 a.m. The line of the eclipse will then go over cities like Albany, Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg and Medford earlier than persevering with southeast.

Oregonians will get another chance to witness a solar eclipse in 2023.
Oregonians will get one other likelihood to witness a photo voltaic eclipse in 2023.(NASA)

In Eugene, folks can anticipate to see the eclipse round 9:16 a.m. for rather less than four-and-a-half minutes.

NASA reminds anybody who plans to observe the eclipse to take the right precautions, avoiding direct eye contact. For extra security data, go to the NASA web site.

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