we have compiled and presented all the observations, taken from all over the country, showing a variety of captures of partial solar eclipse held on 25 October 2022.
Astronomical events have captivated mankind for thousands of years, records have been found in the earliest human societies, and the excitement and wonderment don’t halt even today. Many archaeological sites have been found to have records of the transit of the moon at the sun. All over the world, amateur astronomers, professional observatories, and space agencies do observe and record this event, with great gatherings and celebrations.
Pakistan lies in the Global North, and several of its bigger cities do have local astronomy societies organizing and observing celestial events. The partial eclipse was visible in the country, beginning at 13.58 PST and ending at 18.02 PST, with the highest magnitude (0.500) occurring at 17.01 PST, covering around 51% of the Sun, visible from its most prominent city “Karachi” (According to Timeanddate.com).
In this article, we have compiled and presented all the observations, taken from all over the country, showing a variety of captures, recording the beauty of the Partial Solar Eclipse held on 25 October 2022.
To mark this event, the Insitute of Space Sciences and Technology- University of Karachi, organized the biggest event in the country at their Observatory, where they used “Meade LX-200 (16-inch) and Sky-Watcher (8-inch) telescopes to take the observations under the supervision of Dr. Prof. Jawed Iqbal.
Here, we can also see the captivating captures posted by the Karachi Astronomers Society’s Group. The entire community of amateur astronomers and enthusiasts were talking about the event in the group.
One of the most energetic and lovely photos of future astronomers from Lahore observing the event.
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