Lunar Eclipse 2020: When and Where to Watch Lunar Eclipse 2020
Lunar Eclipse 2020: December 26, 2019 was the last time India witnessed its last solar eclipse of 2019, just two weeks after that, people are going to witness something different, but nevertheless, it will be an amazing spectacle.
Lunar Eclipse 2020: December 26, 2019 was the last time India witnessed its last solar eclipse of 2019, just two weeks after that, people are going to witness something different, but nevertheless, it will be an amazing spectacle. The year 2020 will start with a lunar eclipse that falls on January 10th. Let's know when and where Lunar Eclipse 2020 going to be visible.
When and Where to Watch Lunar Eclipse 2020: Timings and duration
According to NASA, the upcoming eclipse the duration of this eclipse will be 4 hours, starting on January 10, and ending on January 11. The eclipse will start at 10.30 pm and it will end around 2.40 am in the morning on January 11.
What kind of eclipse its going to be?
There are three types of lunar eclipse — total, partial and penumbral. This time, it is going to be a penumbral lunar eclipse. This type of lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and the Moon are imperfectly aligned, which is darker as compared to other types of lunar eclipse. There are four penumbral lunar eclipses expected to take place in 2020 with the first one on January 10, 2020. In 2019, there was a total lunar eclipse and a partial lunar eclipse.
Where will lunar eclipse will be visible?
The eclipse will be visible pan-India and rest of Asia. It will be visible in Europe, some parts of Africa and in Australia as well.
Is it Safe to Watch Lunar Eclipse?
There will be no harm to your eyes, you can watch it with naked eyes and no special glasses will be required to watch the eclipse.
Why Lunar eclipse takes place?
According to science, a Lunar eclipse is a celestial event when Earth's shadow blocks the sun's light from directly touching the moon's surface.
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