The second lunar eclipse, also known as Chandra Grahan, is expected to appear on June 5. Skygazers will be able to observe the phenomenon in most regions of Asia, Europe, Africa, Australia, South America, the Pacific, the Indian Ocean and Antartica.
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth is placed between the Sun and the Moon. Astronomers around the world have called Friday’s lunar eclipse “the strawberry moon eclipse”.
Chandra Grahan 2020: Calendar
The Chandra Grahan will start at 11:15 p.m. on June 5 and will finish at 2:34 a.m. on June 6. The whole phenomenon will last approximately 3 hours and 19 minutes.
Chandra Grahan 2020: the best time to watch
As the whole Chandra Grahan phenomenon will last approximately, the best time for skygazers to get a glimpse of the lunar eclipse will be at 12.54 am.
Chandra Grahan 2020: How to watch
According to astronomers, no special glasses are required to look at Chandra Grahan and it is completely safe to look with the naked eye.
In the case of a partial lunar eclipse, although the phenomenon can be observed with the naked eye, it is however recommended to use binoculars or telescopes to see a lunar eclipse.
Chandra Grahan 2020: what NASA says
According to an article on the NASA website, “The Moon will be close enough to the opposite of the Sun to pass through part of the partial shadow of Earth, called the partial penumbral eclipse of the Moon. During this eclipse, the Moon will not be in the sky for most of the Americas. If we could see the Moon, the slight attenuation during this eclipse will not be perceptible without instrumentation. is perceptible. “