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After space tourism, it is astro-tourism that is catching up people's fancy, courtesy the ensuing total solar eclipse.
Air charter and tourist operators in India are receiving an overwhelming response for chartered flights to view total solar eclipse of longest duration in 21st century.
All set to take place on July 22, the eclipse holds special interest for scientists and general public as its path of totality passes through thickly populated western, central, eastern and northeastern regions of India.

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On July 21, the Griffith Observatory will be presenting a live webcast (from Shanghai, China) of the total solar eclipse on the large screen in the Gunther Depths of Space. The webcast will run from roughly 5:00-8:00 p.m., with totality starting at 6:37 p.m. The eclipse cannot be viewed directly from anywhere in North America.

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El eclipse solar más largo del siglo XXI podrá verse a través de Internet en todo el mundo
El Grupo Ciclope, de la Facultad de Informática de la Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, que dirige el profesor Francisco Manuel Sánchez Moreno, en colaboración con la red ASTROCAM de la Comunidad de Madrid, y la Consejería de los Jóvenes y del Deporte de la Junta de Extremadura, transmitirá el 22 de julio a través de Internet, desde la ciudad china de Chongquing, el eclipse solar más largo del siglo XXI, que durará más de seis minutos.
El becario del Grupo Ciclope, Urko Serrano, se unirá a la expedición Shelios que se desplazará al lugar con más de 20 profesionales de toda España con los equipos necesarios para captar las imágenes y difundirlas en tiempo real a través de Internet. Desde la FIUPM, Diego López coordinará la difusión de las imágenes a través de la red de redes.

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Gerhana Matahari Total 22 Juli 2009
Bersiaplah untuk kembali mengalami sebuah fenomena astronomi yang spektakuler. Fenomena yang dimaksud adalah Gerhana Matahari Total (GMT) yang akan terjadi pada hari Rabu tanggal 22 Juli 2009. Jika Anda tidak sempat menyaksikan terjadinya Gerhana Matahari Cincin pada tanggal 26 Januari 2009 yang lalu, mungkin Anda bisa meluangkan waktu untuk melakukan ekspedisi dan petualangan agar dapat menyaksikan GMT nanti.

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China will be the center of the universe for astronomers, sun worshippers and everyone who loves the sky on July 22.
The world's longest total eclipse of the sun in 2,000 years will take place from 8:23am to 11:01am Beijing time, from start to finish - more than two hours of heaven. China will be the best place on Earth to view the spectacular show.
In Shanghai, the maximum duration of the total eclipse will be 5 minutes and 57 seconds, from 9:37:32 to 9:43:29, at the Yangshan Deep-Water Port in Pudong. You will have to wait another 300 years for the next total eclipse.

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Special flight will track moons shadow on solar eclipse
It is all about chasing shadows. A Boeing 737-200 special flight will track the moons shadow on the next total solar eclipse on July 22. It will have astronomers and enthusiasts on board who will have a sure shot view of natures best show as they call it.

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A Prachinburi astronomer said yesterday that Thais would be able to observe a solar eclipse for about six minutes from approximately 7-9.30 am on July 22.

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A local astronomer said Thursday that July 22 will mark the century's longest and most spectacular total solar eclipse.
Sun Wei-hsin, a professor at National Taiwan University's (NTU's) Graduate Institute of Astrophysics, made the announcement at a news conference hosted by the Cabinet-level National Science Council (NSC).


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Wang Sichao, an official from the Zijinshan Astronomical Observatory at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, said the total solar eclipse would take place on July 22. He said that it would begin at 9 a.m. and would last for up to six minutes in China. It will be the longest total solar eclipse to occur in nearly 500 years from 1814 to 2309.
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People will travel thousands of miles to China next month to view the solar eclipse.
Addiction can be a brutal mistress. Especially if the high in question can only be experienced on average once every 18 months, usually in obscure parts of the globe. My first experience of the heady rush that triggered my slippery slide into full-scale eclipsomania was in Costa Rica in 1998. A chance encounter with a 90 per cent eclipse of the sun left me craving more.

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