India will witness the second lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of 2020 on fifth July 2020. It shall be a penumbral lunar eclipse. On January 10, the very first lunar eclipse occurred and on June 5 the second lunar eclipse of the yr befell.
A lunar eclipse happens when moon strikes into the Earth’s shadow, this occurs when Sun, Earth and Moon are precisely or very carefully aligned in a straight line. The penumbral lunar eclipse happens when Earth’s outer shadow falls on the moon’s floor.
Chandra Grahan 2020: Date and Timings
The penumbral lunar eclipse will happen on fifth July this yr. In India, the eclipse would start from 8:38 am and would go on until 11:22 am. The most eclipse can be round 9:59 am. The whole eclipse is predicted to final for two hours 45 minutes. The lunar eclipse additionally coincides with Full Buck moon, the place the moon shall be a shade darker.
Chandra Grahan 2020: Will It Be Visible In India?
The penumbral eclipse or Chandra Grahan won’t be in India this time because the moon will not be seen within the daytime. The eclipse shall be seen in most elements of the African continent, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic and Indian ocean amongst others.