A partial lunar eclipse will take place tonight and will be visible from across the country. The eclipse will start at around 10.52 pm and will continue till 00.48 am Indian Time.
Director Research and Academic, M P Birla Planetarium, Kolkata Debiprosad Duari said the full moon will enter the Earth’s shadow in space and create a spectacular celestial phenomenon, which is commonly known as partial lunar eclipse.
This will be the first properly visible lunar eclipse this year. The partial lunar eclipse this time would be visible from the whole of Asia and Australia and most parts of Europe and Africa.
The next lunar eclipse will be on January 31, 2018 and it will be total. Duari said, it will also be visible from all parts of the Indian sub-continent.