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At 14:00, a solar eclipse occurred in Hanoi with the phenomenon covering 20% of the sun. This is the most interesting astronomical phenomenon in Vietnam in 2020. Photo: Lao Dong (Labour) Newspaper.

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At least there eclipse observation sites were located in Hanoi on June 21 (Photo: VTC News)

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Observing eclipse through a telescope  (Photo:VTC News)

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An annular solar eclipse occurs when the distance from the moon to the Earth is not close enough to completely obscure the sun, thus creating a circle of fire in the sky and being visible to the naked eye (Photo: NASA)

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Residents and tourists in Da Nang flock to the beach to watch the eclipse Photo: Tuoi Tre (Young Age) Newspaper

 
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The solar eclipse was seen in Da Nang at 2:20 pm. Photo: Tuoi Tre (Young Age) Newspaper

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The sun reached its peak during the solar eclipse on June 21. Photo taken in Hung Yen city by Tuoi Tre (Young Age) Newspaper

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According to experts, you can use welder's glasses, floppy disk or black portion of  a X-ray film to observe the eclipse

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You can also observe indirectly the phenomenon by using a cover with a small round hole, pointing the cover towards the sun so that sunlight passes through the hole

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Place a white paper below to make the image of the sun appear as a circle on the paper. When the eclipse takes place, you will be able to see the sun disc gradually being hidden on the white paper

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