Kenyan astronomers 'defy' COVID-19 to witness solar eclipse

Dozens of skywatchers gathered in parts of the world to witness Sunday’s partial solar eclipse. A number of African and Asian countries were privileged to have witnessed the annular phenomenon.

In Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, observers saw only a partial eclipse as clouds blocked the sky for several seconds at the exact moment the moon should have almost hidden the sun.

Susan Murbana , an astronomer with the Travelling Telescope: “Today is a very exciting day there has been an eclipse. In Nairobi it’s a partial solar…

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