St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru is witnessed ‘Annular Solar Eclipse’ the biggest astronomical event of the year on 26th December 2019 in the college. Association of Friends of Astronomy, Goa is also joined to facilitate the eclipse observation with telescopes and cameras.
The solar eclipse stared at 8.03 am and annular eclipse occured at 9.24 am. It was a memorable moment to all the viewer. Dr J. J. Rawal , President Indian Planetary Society and Former Director Research & Director Nehru Planetarium Mumbai was also present. Fr Rector, Fr Principal, large number of teachers, Students, small children and general public viewed the eclipse through various modes. The Physics department organised the event.