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PARTIAL PHASE OF LUNAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE IN INDIA ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2021

Ministry of Earth Science PARTIAL PHASE OF LUNAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE IN INDIA ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2021 Posted On: 24 MAY 2021 2:17PM by PI

Ministry of Earth Science

PARTIAL PHASE OF LUNAR ECLIPSE WILL BE VISIBLE IN INDIA ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 26, 2021

Posted On: 24 MAY 2021 2:17PM by PIB Delhi

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD):

                  A total eclipse of the Moon will occur on May 26, 2021 (5Jyaistha, 1943 Saka Era).From India, just after moonrise, ending of partial phase of the eclipse will be visible for a short span of time from north eastern parts of India(except Sikkim), some parts of West Bengal, some costal parts of Odisha and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

                  The eclipse will be visible in the region covering South America, North America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean.

                  The partial phase of the eclipse will begin at 15h.15m IST. The total phase will begin at 16h39m IST. The total phase will end at16 h 58m IST. The partial phase will end at 18h 23m IST.

                  The next lunar eclipse will be visible from India on November 19,2021. It will be a partiallunar eclipse. The ending of the partial phase of which will be visible for a very short span of time just after moonrise from extreme north eastern parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

Lunar eclipse occurs on a full moon day when the Earth comes in between the Sunand the Moon and when all the three objects are aligned. A total lunar eclipse will occur when the whole Moon comes under the umbral shadow of the Earth and the partial lunar eclipse occurs when only a part of the Moon comes under the umbral shadow of the Earth.

DURATION OF PARTIAL PHASE OF THE ECLIPSE VISIBLE FROM SOME OF THE PLACES OF INDIA ON MAY 26

PLACES

Moon Rise time       ( IST)

Duration of ending of the partial phase will be visible after moonrise

h   m

in Minutes

Agartala

18  06

17

Aizawl

17  59

24

Kolkata

18  15

08

Cherrapunji

18  06

17

Cooch Behar

18 18

05

DiamondHarbour

18  15

08

Digha

18  16

07

Guwahati

18  09

14

Imphal

17  56

27

Itanagar

18  02

21

Kohima

17  57

26

Lumding

18  01

22

Malda

18 21

02

North Lakhimpur

18  00

23

Paradeep

18  18

05

Pashighat

17 57

26

Port Blair

17 38

45

Puri

18  21

02

Shillong

18  06

17

Sibsagar

17  58

25

Silchar

18  01

22

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SS/RP/ (IMD input)

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