There will be a total solar eclipse happening on July 11 on the remote Easter Island. The moon’s shadow will sweep across Earth during one of the most remote total solar eclipses of the century. The eclipse will last 5 minutes and 20 seconds over open Pacific waters at 3:33 p.m. ET.
A rare total solar eclipse threw a blanket of darkness over China and Russia on Friday. The path of darkness covered about 10,200 km with Russia seeing the longest full eclipse for 2 mins and 27s. The Chinese believed that any eclipse is branded as unlucky. With the Beijing Olympics starting in a week, they have called it the Olympic Eclipse hoping that it will bring good luck.