Total Solar Eclipse 2016 in Belitung Island


  BELITUNG ISLAND

The Total Solar Eclipse phenomenon is Predicted..!! the most people in the world waiting for this phenomenon. On the 9th of March 2016, a spectacular total solar eclipse will cross Indonesia and the western Pacific from 00:15:57–03:38:21 UT. This rare and spectacular event will be seen from a path of totality up to 155 km (96.3 miles) wide, creating a dramatic spectacle for the millions of people on the path of totality in Indonesia, who will see the sun totally eclipsed for as much as 3 minutes; the islanders of Woleai Atoll in the Pacific will see a total eclipse lasting over 4 minutes. (Various source)




Why I must see TSE in Belitung Island ??
First, Astronomically Belitung Island located on 2°50′107°55′E  or in red line position. It is mean Belitung Island has the best equator to see eclipse phenomenon on March 2016.

 Second, Belitung Island has 189 small islands. Almost all of them surrounded by very beautiful beach and granite. Most popular destinations are Lengkuas Island, Pasir Island, Batu Berlayar Island, Tanjung Tinggi Island and Tanjung Island. It is mean you can go vacation after TSE. Perfect..!!

How To get Belitung Island ?
You can take flight from Soekarno Hatta International Aiport in Jakarta to HAS. Hananjoeddin Airport in Tanjungpandan. It is shortly flight, Only 45-50 minutes by Garuda Indonesia, Sriwijaya Air, and Citilink. The ticket around IDR 330.000 - 990.000 / Person / Flight. It will be high season in Belitung Island, you should book ticket from now or a month before the day.

Where i can see the total solar eclipse in Belitung Island ?
The best spot to see TSE are Tanjung Kelayang Beach, Tanjung Tinggi Beach, Lengkuas Island, Kepayang Island, Bukit Berahu Resort and  Samak Hill.


What I Must to prepare ?
Solar Protector Glasses (Strongly Recommended)
*Limited Acces to get solar protector glasses in Belitung, you should buy it in Jakarta or by internet.


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