Northern Sri Lanka will witness an annular eclipse on 26th December 2019. University of Jaffna has made arrangements to conduct eclipse observation and awareness programs.

The Organizing committee of the Solar Eclipse Program has made arrangements to conduct a written examination to select students for participation in the eclipse observation camps (questions will be related to Eclipse and Astronomy in general) on December 13, 2019 (Friday). The examination is open to Grade 8-11 students. Prior to the examination, an informative video session on Solar Eclipse will be displayed at the examination centre to create necessary awareness safety issues in watching an eclipse.

Interested students can apply for this examination through the following online application form:

Click here for the application form
Solar Eclipse observation from the University of Jaffna Sports Complex – 15 January 2010