People across Asia were enthralled on Wednesday, March 9, when the moon blocked the sun, with the solar eclipse phenomenon seen in Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia.
The total solar eclipse was visible from parts of Indonesia including Sumatra, Borneo, and Sulawesi, and from locations in the Pacific Ocean. Partial eclipse was visible in other parts of Southeast Asia.
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A partial solar eclipse is seen from Gunung Putri, Bogor, West Java, on Wednesday. PJ Leo/The Jakarta Post/ANN
A partial solar eclipse as seen in Semarang, Central Java, on Wednesday. Suherdjoko/The Jakarta Post/ANN
A partial solar eclipse is seen on Taman Ismail Marzuki, Central Jakarta, on Wednesday. Seto Wardhana/The Jakarta Post/ANN
A total solar eclipse can be seen in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan, on Wednesday. Balikpapan is one of nine cities across Indonesia which experienced a total solar eclipse. Noviardi/The Jakarta Post/ANN
The solar eclipse as seen from Balai Cerap al-Biruni in Putatan in Kota Kinabalu at 8am on March 9. Normimie Diun/The Star/ANN
A partial solar eclipse is pictured in Bangkok’s Lat Krabang district yesterday, when the phenomenon could be viewed in all regions of Thailand. A total solar eclipse was visible in Indonesia and witnessed by tens of thousands of sky gazers Wednesday. Pakdee Sukpurm/The Nation/ANN
A combination image showing the sequence of the solar eclipse in Singapore on March 9, 2016 from start to finish. The Straits Times/ANN
A combination photograph shows the beginning to the end (top L to R) of a total solar eclipse as seen from Jakarta, Semarang Central Java and Balikpapan East Kalimantan Indonesia, March 9, 2016. The Jakarta Post/ANN