Lunar Eclipse to be seen in Pakistan on Monday

Source Longview Public Library

Source Longview Public Library

Summary: Gurgaon: A partial lunar eclipse will be observable from across India on August 7 and 8.

The partial lunar eclipses will be visible throughout most of Asia (including Qatar), Africa, Europe, Australia, Indian Ocean and Atlantic Ocean, Dr Beshir Marzouk of QCH said. The Partial eclipse will begin at 10.55 p.m. on August 7 and end 47 minutes after midnight. It was also called the Green Corn Moon or the Grain Moon.

All phases of lunar eclipse will be seen over Qatar sky.

The maximum of the partial eclipse will occur at 21:20, two minutes before sunset, which means that the lingering daylight will make the observation of the eclipse more hard. This lunar eclipse will be "partial type"; where part of the Moon will passes through Earth's umbra shadow.

So, what is a lunar eclipse?

Lunar and Solar eclipses happen in pairs, with the lunar eclipse happening within two weeks of a solar eclipse. Since the moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions the entire eclipse should be visible with naked eye.

It said the next eclipse of the Moon will occur on January 31 next year.

The complete details of Partial Eclipse of the Moon from Mysuru are given below in Indian Standard Time: Partial Lunar Eclipse on August 7.

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