Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse


Special telescopes in city to watch lunar eclipse

Most regions in South and East Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia will also be able to see the event.

A partial lunar eclipse will be visible in the Philippines on August 8, Tuesday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA) said.

The penumbral part of the lunar eclipse, which is hard to discern, will start at 9:20 pm on Monday night, while the partial phase will start at 10:52 pm.

If you're a seasoned skywatcher who lives outside of North America, a partial solar eclipse might not be much of a replacement for a total solar eclipse, but at least it's something, right? This lunar eclipse will be "partial type"; where part of the Moon will passes through Earth's umbra shadow.

Are you excited to observe the Lunar eclipse? As the Sun is an extended light source, Earth's shadow has two components - a dark, central UMBRA, where the Sun is completely obscured, and a lighter outer PENUMBRA, within which the obscuration is partial.

The space circuit in India is buzzing with excitement and anticipation ever since word about the lunar eclipse spread. The Penumbral eclipse will begin at 9.22PM on August 7 and end at 2.20AM on August 8.

It said the next eclipse of the Moon will occur on January 31 next year.

This eclipse can be seen with naked eye.

The August 7 lunar eclipse is associated with the upcoming major August 21 solar eclipse.



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