NASA said this partial eclipse is ultra-long because the moon is almost at the farthest part from the Earth in its orbit (known as apogee), which means the moon is moving a bit slower through the shadow of Earth.
The maximum partial eclipse will be visible at 2.34 pm as 97 per cent of the moon will be covered by the Earth's shadow.
On May 26 evening, a rare celestial event will unfold its mesmerising act when a Super Blood Moon will be seen in the eastern sky, just after a total lunar eclipse. The most interesting part of this super lunar phenomenon is that three major events will be taking place all at once, namely 'Supermoon', 'Red Blood Moon' and a Lunar Eclipse
Bhubaneswar: A partial eclipse of the moon will be visible in India on July 17, an official statement by the Ministry of Earth Science said Friday. It will be the last lunar eclipse of 2019. The partial lunar eclipse will be visible from across India except extreme northeastern part of Arunachal Pradesh. According to reports, […]
London: A space rock collided with the Moon at 61,000 km an hour, making a 10-15 metres crater during January’s total lunar eclipse, say astronomers. Unlike the Earth, the Moon has no atmosphere to protect it and even small rocks can hit its surface. Since these impacts take place at huge speeds, the rocks get […]
Bhubaneswar: The first solar eclipse of 2019 will take place on January 7. It will be a partial solar eclipse and the phenomenon will start from 5 am and will continue till 8:18 am tomorrow, informed Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium Dr. Subhendu Pattnaik. Though this partial solar eclipse will not be visible in India […]
Bhubaneswar: The longest lunar eclipse of the century will take place today which scientists have termed as the ‘blood moon’ that will be visible to the human naked eye in a reddish colour. The lunar eclipse will not only be visible to the residents of Odisha but across the world. Ahead of the mega event, […]
Puri: Special rituals await the Holy Trinity at the Puri Srimandir ahead of the total lunar eclipse today. The eclipse has also led to changes in timings of the routine rituals at the 12th century temple . While the gates were opened at 5:00 am, Mangal aarti was done at 5:40 am. After Mailama, Tadapalagi […]
New Delhi: If you missed the trilogy of supermoons earlier this year, the Lunar eclipse — the longest of the 21st century — set to occur on Friday, will offer you a rare celestial treat. The celestial spectacle, which would be seen in its entirety from all parts of India, last for 1 hour 43 […]
Bhubaneswar: A total lunar eclipse will occur on July 27-28, 2018 with a totality duration of 1 hour 43 minutes. The duration makes it the longest total lunar eclipse of this century (2001 AD to 2100 AD). On July 27, the red planet Mars, will also be at opposition, meaning that the Sun and Mars […]
Bhubaneswar: Come July 27, sky gazers will get to chance to witness a rare celestial phenomenon including the longest Lunar Eclipse of the century. Scientists have termed the ‘blood moon’ as the longest lunar eclipse to take place in a century when the moon will be visible to the human naked eye in a reddish […]
New Delhi: Heavy rains and overcast sky prevented Delhiites from viewing the lunar eclipse today. Several parts of the national capital experienced heavy rains and cloudy sky. The Nehru Planetarium here had decided to set up telescopes to help visitors observe the moon before the eclipse and the partial phases of the eclipse at the […]
Bhubaneswar: People residing in Odisha and almost the entire Indian subcontinent will get a chance to witness another celestial phenomenon when a partial lunar eclipse, the first visible eclipse this year happens tonight. Earlier in February 10, a penumbral lunar eclipse had occurred but was not visible. Entire Asia, Australia along with most parts of […]