Lunar Eclipse 2021: Everything you need to know

Lunar Eclipse

What is Lunar Eclipse?

A lunar eclipse is a natural phenomenon. It occurs when Earth’s shadow falls on the surface of Moon. This is only occur when Sun, Earth and Moon are closely or exactly aligned with Earth between the Sun and the Moon. This is occur only on the night of a full moon. The type and the length of a lunar eclipse depends on proximity of the Moon to either node of its orbit.

Lunar Eclipse is considered particularly inauspicious is astrology.

Lunar Eclipse

Date and Time

The Partial lunar eclipse will take place on 19th November(Full Moon Night). It will start at 12:48 PM and will end at 4:17 PM. It will be the longest partial lunar eclipse of the century. According to astrology, this lunar eclipse will take place on the Zodiac sign of Taurus so it is advised to the people belonging to the respective Zodiac sign to pay special attention to their health and finance condition during the eclipse.

The partial lunar eclipse will be visible only in few parts of the country i.e. from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Some part of Northern Europe, East Asia, US, Australia will be able to experience the event.

How long will the Lunar Eclipse last?

The partial lunar eclipse will start at 12:48PM and end at 4:17PM. This phase will last 3 hours and 28 minutes and the full eclipse for 6 hours and 1 minutes. It will be the longest partial eclipse in 580 years.

The maximum partial eclipse will be visible at 2.34 PM as 97% of the Moon will be covered by the Earth’s shadow.

Lunar Eclipse

When the Next one will take place?

The last Lunar Eclipse was on July 27, 2018. The next Lunar Eclipse will be on May 16, 2022, but it will not be visible from India.

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