Penumbral lunar eclipse today, enthusiasts eager for rare Strawberry moon sighting
KATHMANDU: Nepal will witness the second lunar eclipse of 2020, the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse, at midnight on Friday, when the Strawberry Moon turns a shade darker in the course of the most section of the eclipse. The eclipse will likely be seen from Asia, Australia, Europe, and Africa.
The astronomical occasion is anticipated to start on Friday, June 5, 2020, at 11:30 pm and can fade on the following day, at 02:49 am.
Nepal will witness the eclipse at its fullest on Saturday at 01:09 am, the whole length lasing for 3 hours and 18 minutes in Nepal.
The Meteorological Forecast Division, nonetheless, has predicted that Friday-Saturday can be largely cloudy with rainfall, the excessive altitude areas experiencing snowfall. The change within the climate in due to 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 reality, onerous to tell apart from one different.
The first penumbral lunar eclipse of 2020 fell on January 10 and 11.