Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse To Be Seen In India On July 27

Century’s Longest Lunar Eclipse To Be Seen In India On July 27

The partial eclipse of the moon will start around 11.54 pm Indian Standard Time, with the total eclipse beginning at 1 am on July 28.

Conjunction of the moon with Mars will also visible during the event of lunar eclipse.

The full blood moon lunar eclipse will take place on July 27, 2018, so keep peeling your eyes in the starting hours of that night and 28th.During glasses, the natural satellite of the Earth will turn red because our planet exposes light from the sun, which usually appears in the bright moon, which we see in the night sky.

The celestial body would also be tinged with a reddish hue, a phenomenon popularly referred to as a "blood moon".

A total solar eclipse occurs on August 21, 2017, at Mary's River Covered Bridge, in Chester, IL, USA.

Stargazers in North America and the Arctic will not be able to view the blood moon in the sky, but there will be plenty of coverage online.

Prepare, because this summer, we'll have the possibility to meet with a total lunar eclipse. During the eclipse, when the moon passes through the shadow cast by Earth, the moon will take on a deep red to orange colour rather than completely disappear from sight.

In about two weeks from a solar eclipse, the lunar eclipse dependably occurs.

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Because solar eclipses are seen by a much smaller section of the population, and the view of the blocked sun is so breathtaking, they create a lot of fanfare.

Earlier this year, there was a Super Blue Blood Moon, a total eclipse which happened with a super moon. Not only was it an eclipse, but it became a Super Blue Blood Moon because it synced up with a supermoon, which is a moon that appears extra big and bright, and a blue moon, which is the second full moon during a calendar month.

On July 31st, Mars will be at only 57.6 million kilometers away from Earth, its closest point to our planet in its orbit around the Sun.

"Viewers in India are lucky since the eclipse, both partial and the total will be entirely visible from all parts of the country", he was quoted as saying. NASA said that would be the longest eclipse of this century.

EarthSky notes that the longest possible lunar eclipse is 1 hour and 47 minutes.

Scientists and astronomers advise that it is risky to see solar eclipse through naked eyes and it can also damage the vision. "Special filters are required to protect our eyes like those used for watching solar eclipses".

Explaining the celestial phenomenon, Mr Duari said a lunar eclipse takes place only at full moon.

Dr. Bosh recommends going outside at different times throughout the night on July 27 to catch every stage of the eclipse.

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