Taregna Village - best solar eclipse spot
A beautiful village set amidst vast farmlands, Taregna village is located near Patna in the state of Bihar, India. Specially noted for its rich agrarian history, this village holds extra fame as NASA, the United States government agency responsible for the nation's civilian space program, declared it as the best solar eclipse spot in 2009. No wonder for this achievement as it is the place where Aryabhatta, the famous astronomer of ancient India, pursued his studies on stars and planets.
How to reach:-
Nearest Railway station: Patna Junction Railway Station, via Patna Gaya Rd, around 31 km
Nearest Airport: Patna Airport, via Patna Gaya Rd, around 36 km