Tonight year’s second lunar eclipse will take place. According to a statement issued by the government, this will be a partial lunar eclipse which can be seen across the country except for the inaccessible North-Eastern parts of Arunachal Pradesh. The eclipse will start from 3.01 a.m. to 4:30 am. This is going to happen after 149 years when the lunar eclipse will also occur on the day of Guru Purnima. It will be at peak swing at three o’clock in the night when the shadow of the earth will cover more than half of the moon.
During this historic astronomical event, the moon will be seen as orange or red. At 5 o’clock in the morning, 47 minutes and 38 seconds, the shadow of the earth will also end with the moon. Astronomers are eagerly awaiting for this event. During this partial lunar eclipse, scientists will be able to understand the mysteries of the universe. Most importantly, during this time the Moon will be closer to the Earth and look larger in size.
This astronomical event can be seen for about 2 hours and 58 minutes. This view will be fantastic for people interested in astronomy, provided the weather is clear. According to scientists, there is no special caution needed to see the lunar eclipse. The lunar eclipse is completely safe so you can see it with the naked eye. If you see the lunar eclipse with the help of binoculars, then you will see this astronomical phenomenon very clear. 65% of the moon in the countries of Asia will be seen in the blood red color.
This is the second lunar eclipse this year, which can be seen across the country except for inaccessible northeastern parts of Arunachal Pradesh. But, in the eastern parts of the country such as Bihar, Assam, Bengal, and Odisha, the moon will collapse within the period of eclipse. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Half-Blood Moon Eclipse will appear in many parts of Europe including Australia, Africa, South America. Talking about Asia, it will also be visible in Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Saudi Arabia along with India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.