Partial solar eclipses can be seen all over the country. NOS weatherman Marco Verhoef said it was sunny everywhere. Starting at about 11.18 am: The moon moves to a part of the sun, as if to take a bite.
After more than an hour, this phenomenon reached its peak. At that time, about 17% of the sun’s surface facing the earth was covered. This phenomenon ended at 1.30 pm. Unlike a total solar eclipse or an almost complete solar eclipse, it is still very light.
In Middelburg, some people worry that the cloud will throw a wrench at work, but it’s not that bad:
The solar eclipse can be seen in most parts of the northern hemisphere. Many observatories have opened their doors for people to watch this phenomenon.
In many schools, classes were interrupted and people watched together, such as the Abadil Elementary School in Schiedam. The school won the competition, which is why the inflatable planetarium was created. This morning, an astronomer taught the children.
Other campuses also watched:
In Bilthoven, the children also watched together, although waiting for your turn there:
It is unwise to look at the sun with the naked eye. Eclipse glasses are the most useful, but they can also be viewed through the holes of the superimposed DVD:
The solar eclipse affects the amount of solar energy produced, significantly reducing it. The grid operator Tennet is ready for this and compensates for it by obtaining more electricity from other sources.
Individuals also clearly see that the panels on the roof generate less electricity:
But there are some people, all this has passed:
The next partial solar eclipse will be more than 16 months later, on October 25, 2022. The next near-total solar eclipse will take longer: it will be in August 2026.