India set to witness partial lunar eclipse on October 29
New Delhi : India will witness a partial lunar eclipse on the night of Saturday and Sunday. It will be visible from all the places in India. The moon will enter Penumbra at Saturday midnight, the umbral phase is expected to start in the early hours of Sunday.
Here are five things you must know about the upcoming partial Lumia Eclipse:
Timing: The Lunar Eclipse will occur for 1 hour and 19 minutes. The umbral phase of this eclipse will begin at 1.05 IST on Saturday and will end at 2.24 IST.
Visibility: The partial eclipse will be visible from all places of India. It will also be visible in the region covering Western Pacific Ocean, Australia, Asia, Europe, Africa, eastern South America, northeastern North America, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean.
Partial Eclipse: During partial eclipses, Earth's shadow usually appears very dark on the side of the Moon. But what people see from Earth depends on how the Sun, Earth and Moon align.
Next Lunar Eclipse: The next lunar eclipse, which is going to be a total lunar eclipse, will be visible from India on September 7, 2025.
Last Lunar Eclipse: The last lunar eclipse which was visible from India was on November 8, 2022. It was a total eclipse.