SOLAR ECLIPSE: Notts to be plunged into darkness

The skies above Nottinghamshire will be darkened next month during the first partial solar eclipse in 16 years.

By Ben Green
Wednesday, 25th February 2015, 1:11 pm
A partial eclipse of the Sun in on the way
A partial eclipse of the Sun in on the way

About 90 per cent of the sun’s rays will be blocked out by the moon on Friday, March 20 during the rare astronomical event.

The eclipse will last about two hours from 8.40am. The next one will not be until 2026.