What on earth is an annular solar eclipse?

12 July 2016

MOZAMBIQUE, QUIRIMBAS ARCHIPELAGO: AZURA QUILALEA plays host to a once-in-a-lifetime event - an annular solar eclipse! What is that? Well, it is like a normal solar eclipse, only the moon is at its farthest from the earth, and too small to entirely eclipse the sun. The result? A ring of fire!



Eclipse Infographic
  • WHAT — annular solar eclipse and all 5 visible planets in the sky simultaneously. Astronomy expert Johan Strydom will host this event.
  • WHEN — 27 August - 3 September 2016 (eclipse on 1 September).
  • WHERE — in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Quilalea Private Island, AZURA QUILALEA.
  • COST — from US$ 4664 pps - 4 nights accommodation, all meals and local drinks, including helicopter transfers and return flights to/from Johannesburg. Enquire for more package rates.
  • HOW TO BOOK — reservations@azura-retreats.com | +27 11 467 0907.


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