In 2023, we have been witnesses to some notable astronomic events. However, there are some news that will surely excite fans that love to watch the skies and the amazing celestial events that nature lets us observe.
Firstly, it should be noted that Mexico hasn't been the venue of a visible solar eclipse in more than three decades. However, on this occasion, we are about to experience an annular-type eclipse that will occur in North America, Central America, and South America.
When and where can you see the eclipse?
The date for this event is supposed to be October 14, 2023. Though it won't be visible in all of the regions of Mexico, Tijuana native residents will be lucky enough to partially enjoy this astronomic show. In contrast, Campeche will experience it in its annular form, while in Mexico City it will also occur partially.
At what time can you enjoy this phenomenon? It is estimated that this eclipse will begin at 9:09 AM, it will reach its maximum point at 10:25 AM, and it will end at 11:53 AM (Tijuana Time).
However, it is important to note that to see the solar eclipse safely, one needs to have special sunglasses to look directly at the sun, as this type of events are harmful to eyesight.
So now you know, don't miss the chance of watching this amazing solar event that has been absent in Mexico for more than three decades. Remember to protect your vision by using special lenses.