The longest partial lunar eclipse in 580 years will occur on November 19 and will be visible from parts of the northeast. Indiasaid an astrophysicist on Saturday.
The partial eclipse will begin at 12:48 p.m. and end at 4:17 p.m., he said.
The duration of the eclipse will be 3 hours 28 minutes and 24 seconds, which makes it the longest in 580 years. Duari said.
” Some areas in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam You will experience the last fleeting moments of the partial eclipse just after moonrise, very close to the eastern horizon, ” he explained.
The last time a partial lunar eclipse of such duration occurred was on February 18, 1440, and the next time a similar phenomenon can be witnessed will be on February 8, 2669, he said.
The maximum partial eclipse will be visible at 2.34 pm as 97 percent of the Moon it will be covered by the shadow of the Earth.
the Moon It is likely to appear blood-red in color, which occurs when red rays from sunlight pass through Earth’s atmosphere and are less deflected and fall on the Moon.
A penumbral eclipse is not as spectacular and dramatic as a partial eclipse, and sometimes it is not even noticeable, he said.
The next lunar eclipse visible from India It will be on November 8, 2022.
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