The Sun

The Sun is one of the most important things for living things.

The gravity of the Sun is so strong that the sun can hold the planets in place.

The Sun is actually a small star and in fact it is smaller than normal stars.

Anyway we see the Sun bigger than stars because it is closer to our planet Earth.

Sometimes we cannot see the Sun or we can see only part of the Sun.

This rare phenomenon is called solar eclipse.

The below image shows how a solar eclipse happens …

This is how an eclipse happen. Click the picture for the news…

The ring is called corona.

DANGER NOTE: NEVER LOOK DIRECTLY AT THE SUN EVEN THOUGH YOU USE A TELESCOPE OR A BINOCULARS. THE STRONG LIGHT WILL HURT YOUR EYES EVEN YOU DON’T FEEL IT!

Solar Eclipse July 2009

A total solar eclipse can be seen in some places in India, China and Japan.

Solar means sun.

In Malaysia we can only see a partial solar eclipse.

This morning we saw the solar eclipse at the Tengku Tengah Zaharah Mosque, Kuala Terengganu.

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I cannot see anything from the telescope but later we saw the solar eclipse from the TV.22072009(026)

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The cloud was too thick so we cannot see the solar eclipse clearly.

Anyway we cannot stay long because we have to drive back to Kuala Lumpur.