Nepal to witness penumbral lunar eclipse Friday, excitement building for Strawberry moon sighting
KATHMANDU: Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa will witness the second lunar eclipse of 2020, the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, on June 5-6 when the Strawberry Moon turns a shade darker in the course of the most section of the eclipse.
According to timeanddate.com, a Norwegian on-line portal, the Penumbral lunar eclipse is anticipated to start on Friday, June 5, 2020, at 11:30 pm and can fade on the following day, at 02:49 am, with whole length of three hours and 18 minutes in Nepal.
Nepal can expertise the eclipse at its fullest, albeit with security measures in place, on Saturday at 01:09 am.
The climate for Friday-Saturday, nevertheless, is forecasted to be largely cloudy with rainfall and snowfall in excessive altitude areas. The change within the climate in because of the partial results of the Nisarga Cyclone that developed within the south-eastern a part of Arabian sea on Wednesday.
Here’s a enjoyable reality -Penumbral lunar eclipse is generally mistaken for regular full moon and it’s, in actual fact, arduous to tell apart from one different.
People witnessed first penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020 on January 10 and 11.