Northeast: Lunar eclipse 2021 to be visible first from north eastern part of India.

The Ministry of Earth sciences on Monday informed that total lunar eclipse will take place on 26th May And the ending maybe visible for a short span of time in the north eastern part of India, West Bengal, Odisha and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

” A total eclipse of the Moon will occur on May 26, 2021 (5 Jyaistha, 1943 Saka Era). From India, just after moonrise, ending of partial phase of the eclipse will be visible for a short span of time from north-eastern parts of India (except Sikkim), some parts of West Bengal, some coastal parts of Odisha and Andaman and Nicobar Islands,” read an official statement.

The partial phase of the eclipse will begin at 3:15 pm and the total phase will begin at 4:39 pm. The total phase will end at 4:58 pm and the partial phase will end at 6:23 pm.

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A total lunar eclipse occurs when the whole Moon comes under the umbral shadow of the Earth and the partial lunar eclipse occurs when only a part of the Moon comes under the umbral shadow of the Earth.

The next lunar eclipse will be visible from India on November 19, 2021. It will be a partial lunar eclipse.

 

 

 

 

 

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