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Solar eclipse, president says it is signs of Allah power

Rabu 09 Mar 2016 16:00 WIB

Rep: Aldian Wahyu Ramadhan/ Red: Julkifli Marbun

A total solar eclipse occurs where the moon completely covers the sun's disk. (illustration)

A total solar eclipse occurs where the moon completely covers the sun's disk. (illustration)

Foto: en.wikipedia.org

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo witnessing the solar eclipse of the presidential palace in Bogor, West Java. Jokowi said the solar eclipse is a sign of the power of Allah SWT.

"Witnessing a total solar eclipse of the Bogor Palace. These are the signs of the power of Allah, the greatness of Allah," he wrote in the official twitter account @jokowi on Wednesday.

In the twitter account, uploaded a picture of President Joko Widodo, who was standing in front of Bogor Palace, to watch the solar eclipse. President Jokowi was seen wearing a white shirt and sarong plaid.

But there are few mistakes that were written by President Jokowi in his post. For the solar eclipse in the city of Bogor, not the total solar eclipse but some (partial).

As known, The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) stated above phenomenon of solar eclipse in the city of Bogor, not a total solar eclipse, but only partially. Percentage of darkness when the eclipse reaches 90 percent.

"Bogor will experience a partial solar eclipse, the initial phase at its peak at 6:19 am and 7:20 am the sun will be covered about 90 percent," said Head of BMKG Dramaga Station, Bogor, Dedi Sucahyono on Tuesday.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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