People in India and many parts of the world will witness a partial lunar eclipse on 16 and 17 July, 2019, which will be the last lunar eclipse of this year.
The eclipse will be visible in parts of Europe, Africa, South America, and Australia.
A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes exactly behind the Earth and into its shadow. It occurs only during a full moon night.
The eclipse will be visible in India from 12:13 am on July 17. At 1:31 am, it will transition into a partial lunar eclipse and will reach maximum eclipse at 3 a.m.
Followed by that, it will again enter into penumbral lunar eclipse after the partial lunar eclipse ends at 4.29 am. Finally, the penumbral lunar eclipse will end at 5.47 am.
The duration of the entire lunar eclipse will be 5 hours and 34 minutes, while the partial lunar eclipse will be running for a total duration of 2 hours and 58 minutes.
The next lunar eclipse is set to occur on 10 January 2020.
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