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All you need to know about India's partial lunar eclipse on July 17

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 15, 2019, 3:39 pm IST
Updated : Jul 15, 2019, 3:39 pm IST

As per US space agency NASA, the lunar eclipse will be at its peak at precisely 10.31pm BST on July 16 (3:01 am IST on July 17).

This partial eclipse is occurring after a total eclipse of the Sun, which was visible over South America on July 2. (Photo: Pixabay)
 This partial eclipse is occurring after a total eclipse of the Sun, which was visible over South America on July 2. (Photo: Pixabay)

Mumbai: The Moon, the Sun and the Earth will align together which will result in a partial lunar eclipse on July 17, 2019.

This partial eclipse is occurring after a total eclipse of the Sun, which was visible over South America on July 2.

As per US space agency NASA, the lunar eclipse will be at its peak at precisely 10.31pm BST on July 16 (3:01 am IST on July 17).

Where you can see the partial lunar eclipse?

It will be visible in much of Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean and Antarctica.

In India, the partial lunar eclipse will be visible from beginning to end across India, except extreme northeastern part of Arunachal Pradesh.

When to see partial lunar eclipse?

It will be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear.

In New Delhi, India, the partial lunar eclipse will be visible for a few hours, with the penumbral eclipse beginning at 00:13 am on July 17.

The partial lunar eclipse will begin at 01:31 am and will end three hours later at 04:29 am. The maximum eclipse can be seen at 03:00:44 am.

When will the next lunar eclipse occur?

It will be the last lunar eclipse of the year, with the next lunar eclipse occurring on January 10, 2020. The next total lunar eclipse will happen on May 26, 2021 whereas the next partial lunar eclipse will occur on November 19, 2021.

Tags: lunar eclipse, nasa, moon
Location: India, Maharashtra