[cnn-photo-caption image="http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/07/21/asia.solar.eclipse/art.duari.afp.gi.jpg" caption="Indian astronomy researcher Debiprosad Duari discusses the upcoming eclipse in Calcutta, India."]
One of the century's longest total solar eclipses will cross half the planet and skywatchers will gather around the world to watch it in parts of Asia on Wednesday.
You can view it online by visiting LIVE! UNIVERSE, which will display a live webcast from Japan.
Read more about the total solar eclipse at CNN.
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