Page last updated at 05:22 GMT, Wednesday, 22 July 2009 06:22 UK

Asia watches long solar eclipse

Millions of people across much of Asia have witnessed the longest solar eclipse of the twenty-first century.

It lasted six minutes and thirty-nine seconds and could be seen through India, China, Japan and into the Pacific.

Emma North reports.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

BBC navigation

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific