What is a total lunar eclipse?
On June 21, a dramatic "ring of fire" solar eclipse appeared in the skies above Africa and Asia this morning as the Earth, Moon and Sun aligned.
The most famous kind of lunar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse often called a Blood Moon by astrologers.
Moreover, this eclipse will be "partial", for the reason that only aspect of the moon will dip into the penumbra. Notably, during a lunar eclipse, the positioning of the Sun, Earth and the Moon is usually in one line with Earth between the other two. Nevertheless, if the celestial physique passes via the penumbra or the outer a part of the shadow, a penumbral eclipse occurs. The peak of the eclipse will see 90 per cent of the Moon partially shaded by the Earth.
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The eclipse was first spotted in the northeastern Republic of Congo from 5:56am local time, just a few minutes after sunrise, before reaching a ideal "halo" over Uttarakhand, India, at 12:10pm local time. About one third of the full moon is covered by earth's shadow, so for many, this event can go unnoticed, the Moon will only be slightly orange in color. 'It's a cold light and you don't see as well'. As a substitute of the sunshine reaching the moon's floor, the earth's shadow falls on it. As per Hindu calendar year, the full moon of the Ashadha month is observed as the Guru Purnima. But, it does help to know what you're looking at in the sky.
What to expect during a penumbral lunar eclipse?
The eclipse begins at 11:07 p.m. EDT on July 4 (3:07 a.m. UTC on July 5), according to timeanddate.com. In 2020, the Hunter's Moon on October 31 will also be a blue moon because it is the second full moon to occur in October. However, people in a lot of North America, South America, South/West Europe, much of Africa, Indian Ocean, Pacific, Antarctica, and Atlantic will have a way to witness it. Thus, the moon will not be visible. The last black moon took place on August 30, 2019, which was also a super new moon, and the next one is set to take place on August 19, 2020.
When is the best time to watch July's Full Moon? Totally 6 eclipses will be witnessed, 2 solar eclipses, and 4 lunar eclipses.