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2020 lunar eclipse times in India: the eclipse would start at 8:38 a.m. and continue until 11:22 a.m.

New Delhi:

India will witness the second lunar eclipse or Chandra Grahan of 2020 on July 5, 2020. It will be a penumbral lunar eclipse. On January 10, the very first lunar eclipse occurred and on June 5, the second lunar eclipse of the year took place.

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon moves in the shadow of the Earth, this occurs when the Sun, the Earth and the Moon are exactly or very closely aligned in a straight line. The penumbral lunar eclipse occurs when the outer shadow of the Earth falls on the surface of the moon.

Chandra Grahan 2020: date and times

The penumbral lunar eclipse will take place on July 5 this year. In India, the eclipse would start from 8:38 am and continue until 11:22 am. The maximum eclipse would be around 9:59 am. The total eclipse should last 2 hours 45 minutes. The lunar eclipse also coincides with the full moon, where the moon will be a darker shade.

Chandra Grahan 2020: will it be visible in India?

The penal eclipse or Chandra Grahan will not be in India this time because the moon will not be visible by day. The eclipse will be visible in most regions of the African continent, North America, South America, the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean, among others.

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