When will the next total solar eclipse be? – The Sun of Mexico

He Next Monday, April 8, Mexicans will be able to enjoy a solar eclipse, In certain parts of the Republic it will be total and in the vast majority of states it will be partial. However, there will be those who will not be able to enjoy it for different reasons, if this is your case, This is how long you will have to wait to see another one.

According to the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) a solar eclipse It occurs when the Moon covers the Sun, leaving certain regions of the planet in darkness. The gloomy duration lasts just a few minutes.

What happens is that the solar disk is “blocked” because the Moon gets in the way and instead of light there is a round black shadow. In this astronomical process, the Sun can only see the outermost layer of its atmosphere, called ” corona”, is a diffuse white glow around the Moon.

The discouraging news is that if you cannot see the total solar eclipse, They will have to wait up to 375 years according to the UNAM, as it explains that this is the time it takes for it to be repeated in the same region of the world. However, partial eclipses happen every 2.5 years.

The only states of the Republic that will be able to see the day completely darken will be Sinaloa, Durango and Coahuila, who if they do not take advantage of this opportunity will have to wait on average up to 375 years to enjoy another total eclipse of the Sun, that is, approximately in the year 2399

It is worth mentioning that the last time that Mexico City and the State of Mexico were able to enjoy a total solar eclipse was in 1991, so the next one that will occur in the region will be approximately in the year 2399.

Finally, according to the POT, The next total solar eclipse that can be seen in North America will be in 2044.

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