Co Donegal best place to be to view near-total eclipse this morning

first_img Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Homepage BannerNews By News Highland – March 20, 2015 Pinterest Google+ Co Donegal will be the best place to be in the country this morning to view the first near-total solar eclipse of this millennium.This partial eclipse will be the biggest seen in Ireland since August 1999 with approximately 90% of the sun being covered.The event will finish at around 10.40am as the sun reappears from behind the moon.Dave Moore from Astronomy Ireland explained what it will be like during the eclipse:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/dmoore1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Co Donegal best place to be to view near-total eclipse this morning Previous articleHuge crowd from Co Donegal expected to attended water charges demo in DublinNext articleMan loses challenge to PSNI sacking for ‘spying in Letterkenny tanning salon’ News Highland WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Facebook 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Pinterest Twitter 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more